Rain, Thunderstorms Likely for Chicago Area Monday

Monday will be windy and unseasonably warm with the chance of strong to severe storms in the evening hours.

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A thunderstorm with heavy rains approaches downtown Chicago, Monday, June 24, 2013.
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Monday will be mostly cloudy, quite windy, and unseasonably warm. Occasional spotty showers are likely before the chance of rain and thunderstorms in the evening hours.
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Monday's highs will reach the low 60s late afternoon and evening.
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Powerful winds moving from west to east will gain strength late Monday, mainly between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m., before tapering off overnight.
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A line of thunderstorms is expected ahead of the cold front tonight, the National Weather Service warned. Some of these storms could be severe with damaging winds mainly west of the Chicago area tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Track the storms on NBC 5’s live interactive radar and on the NBC Chicago app.
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