The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DuPage County Monday afternoon. The warning expired at 4:15 p.m.
Rain showers and thunderstorms that hit the Chicago area Monday could continue throughout the late afternoon to impact the evening commute.
Earlier in the day, the National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement for Lake, McHenry, Cook and Kane counties after a thunderstorm was spotted over Wadsworth or Beach Park. The statement expired at 3 p.m.
Heavy rain, hail half an inch in diameter and winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with the storm.
The next few days will likely remain rain- and thunderstorm-free, and dry air will replace the muggy conditions that marked the start of the week.
The next chance for thunderstorms will arrive Thursday.
Temperatures will stay in the 80s all week and are expected to reach the high 80s and low 90s by the weekend.