Cars became stuck after roadways flooded in Crystal Lake while thunderstorms moved through McHenry County and the rest of the Chicagoland area Friday evening.
The National Weather Service (NWS) issued severe thunderstorm warnings, most of which had expired by 11 p.m. Friday, for the Chicagoland area.
The weather service said they were tracking multiple severe thunderstorms in Lake and McHenry counties.
60 mph wind gusts and hail, ranging from penny-size to golf ball-size, were reported.
“Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees,” the NWS said in a warning for McHenry County.
Torrential rainfall was also reported during the storms, leading to flooding.
Extensive flooding was reported across the McHenry County area.
In Crystal Lake, cars became stuck in flooded roadways throughout the town.
A woman was seen pushing a Honda CR-V that was stuck on McHenry Avenue in front of the Crystal Lake Library.
Three men were spotted pushing a stalled sedan on the corner of Crystal Lake Avenue and Francis Avenue.
Penny-size hail was reported around 9:40 p.m. in Marengo, the NWS reported.
Despite the severe weather, few power outages were reported in Lake and McHenry counties following the storms, according to ComEd.