One-Two Punch: What to Expect as More Storms Target Chicago Area

After one system moves out, another moves in.

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NBC 5 Storm Team Meteorologist Andy Avalos says to expect two rounds of storms Monday, both of which could produce severe weather.
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Storms that develop have the potential to produce lightning, heavy rain, flash flooding, hail and gusty winds.
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Much of northern and central Illinois are in the slight or marginal risk for severe weather Monday.
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Much of the Chicago area was under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch beginning just before 3 p.m. The watch remains in effect until 10 p.m. for nearly all of northern Illinois, including DeKalb, LaSalle, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties.
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Storms began hitting northern and western Chicago suburbs Monday morning before moving into the city.
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The storms continued through the morning rush hour, bringing heavy downpours, lightning and small hail at times.
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Stormy weather continued Monday morning, with more severe storms moving into northwest Indiana.
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Much of the stormy weather will begin moving out before 9 a.m. Monday.
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But a second round of storms will return Monday evening.
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The storms will continue to develop across much of the area as the evening rush hour continues, growing more numerous as the evening goes on.
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By 7 p.m., rain and storms will cover nearly all of the Chicago area.
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The storms will be fast-moving and should begin moving out of the area by the late evening.
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Scattered showers and storms will linger through the evening, popping up across the area.
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The stormy weather is expected to diminish by late Monday evening.
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Rain could continue into the overnight hours.
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A shower or two may still be present by Tuesday morning before things dry up.
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Temperatures will continue to rise into the afternoon hours Monday, hitting the mid-70s by noon.
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Humid and warm weather will continue into the late-afternoon and early evening as temps reach near 80 degrees in some locations.
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Andy Avalos details the hourly forecast for Monday.
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A look at the seven-day forecast for the Chicago area.
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