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Chicago Weather: Severe Weather Hits NW Indiana

Rain, gusty winds and small hail are possible

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    Thursday Forecast

    Kalee Dionne is tracking the chance for storms Thursday in the Chicago area. (Published Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018)

    A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for parts of northwest Indiana as heavy rains and hail hit the area. 

    The new warning is in effect for Newton County until 6:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. The warning also impacts Benton County in Indiana and Iroquois County in Illinois, and could see wind gusts of up to 60 MPH and quarter-sized hail hit the area. 

    Amid a seasonably warm and moderately humid afternoon, isolated showers and storms have begun developing in northwest Indiana.

    The storms are expected to move out of the area by the evening hours as partly cloudy, breezy and cooler conditions descend.

    Chicago Weather Forecast: More Storms to Come

    [CHI] Chicago Weather Forecast: More Storms to Come

    NBC Storm Team 5 meteorologist Andy Avalos has your latest forecast update.

    (Published Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018)

    An isolated shower or storm is possible again Friday and throughout the weekend as highs rise back in the 90s.


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