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Severe thunderstorms prompt tornado watch for Lake, McHenry counties and surrounding Chicago area

Severe thunderstorms moving into the area have prompted forecasters to issue a tornado watch for Lake and McHenry counties and the surrounding northern Illinois area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook Wednesday morning for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois […]

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Tornado watch remains in effect amid severe thunderstorm threat in Chicagoland area

The entire Chicagoland area remains under a tornado watch as severe thunderstorms, capable of producing tornadoes, move through the region Thursday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the tornado watch around 2 p.m. Thursday for Lake, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, McHenry, Kane, Will, Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall and surrounding counties. The watch will remain in effect […]

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National Weather Service issues tornado watch for large portion of Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Lake and McHenry counties along with most of north-central and northern Illinois. The National Weather Service (NWS) said showers and thunderstorms were expected Monday afternoon and evening. Some of the thunderstorms that develop today could become severe and be capable of producing damaging winds, tornadoes […]