Timeline: What to Expect and When With Tuesday Storms

The Chicago area could see some severe weather Tuesday afternoon and evening. Here's a look at what you can expect.

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The Chicago area could see some storms Tuesday afternoon and evening, some of which could become strong to severe.
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Storms will look to develop by the afternoon hours following an earlier round of wet weather.
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A Flash Flood Watch was also issued for much of the Chicago area, in effect from 1 p.m. Tuesday through the evening hours. The watch warns that heavy rain ahead could prompt flash flooding for some locations following recent rainfall.
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Part of the Chicago area sits under a slight risk for severe weather while others, particularly those along the lakefront, are in a marginal risk.
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Rain and storms could begin moving in by 4 p.m.
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Scattered showers and storms will continue through 5 p.m.
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By 6 p.m., the storms are expected to grow more numerous.
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Some locations could see rain or storms through the afternoon rush hour.
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By 10 p.m., the storms begin to taper, though some locations could still see some activity.
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The storms could bring with them lightning, heavy rain, flash flooding, hail and damaging winds. There is also the potential for an isolated tornado, particularly in far western counties.
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Wednesday will look to stay cloudy, though some scattered showers and storms are possible during the morning hours.
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The threat for some moisture Wednesday continues to the afternoon.
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As rain begins falling, rainfall totals will start to accumulate.
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By 9 p.m., some locations could see up to a tenth of an inch, though locations where storms do develop could see higher numbers.
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As the system slows down, up to a half an inch is possible in some spots.
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Storms will likely continue during the evening hours, becoming more scattered overnight.
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