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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING from Barrington Hills to Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights to Chicago's North Side

A thin, but strong line of thunderstorms is moving from west to east, and is expected between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Severe Thunderstorm Warnings have already been issued in all of Lake County and southeast McHenry. F
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Tuesday, September 7, 2021 issued by the NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER (SOURCE: National Weather Service Chicago)
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Tuesday, September 7, 2021 issued by the NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER (SOURCE: National Weather Service Chicago).

A thin, but strong line of thunderstorms is moving from west to east, and is expected between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Severe Thunderstorm Warnings have already been issued in all of Lake County and southeast McHenry. Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning and severe damaging winds are possible with the thunderstorms.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING was issued at 1:41 p.m. Thunder is already rumbling north and west of Arlington Heights at 1:30 p.m. The radar image heading toward Arlington Heights has strengthen since the SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH was issued about 30 minutes ago.

The National Weather Service reported at 1:03 p.m. that the office received reports of quarter to golf ball size hail with this storm when it was in northwestern McHenry County.

Weather Radar) shows strong thunderstorms in a line from Central Michigan to Western Illinois just passing the McHenry, Kane, Lake, and Cook County corners approaching northwest Cook County.

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of Illinois and Indiana until 9 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/PXId52W2Ay

— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) September 7, 2021

A broken line of strong/severe thunderstorms is developing along a cold front as it works its way into northern Illinois. Damaging winds will be the primary threat for our area this afternoon, but large hail may also occur in some spots through the mid-afternoon. #ilwx #inwx pic.twitter.com/w1BSHZ64gT

— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) September 7, 2021

Here's how the radar may look throughout the day as gusty thunderstorms move through the area. All storms may produce winds strong enough to down tree limbs as well as damaging hail. Have multiple ways to get warnings! #ILwx #INwx pic.twitter.com/RADq9WPJlY

— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) September 7, 2021

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 489 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS — ILLINOIS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BOONE BUREAU CHAMPAIGN COOK DE KALB DE WITT DUPAGE FORD FULTON GRUNDY HENDERSON HENRY IROQUOIS KANE KANKAKEE KENDALL KNOX LAKE LA SALLE LEE LIVINGSTON LOGAN MARSHALL MASON MCHENRY MCLEAN MERCER OGLE PEORIA PIATT PUTNAM STARK TAZEWELL VERMILION WARREN WHITESIDE WILL WOODFORD

 O’HARE FORECAST … 

This Afternoon: Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. High near 87. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

 LAKE TEMPS … 

SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL 901 AM CDT Tue Sep 7 2021

LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…

CHICAGO SHORE……….73

CHICAGO CRIB……….71

WILMETTE BUOY……….70.

WAUKEGAN BUOY……….69.

WINTHROP HARBOR BUOY……….69.

MICHIGAN CITY……….69

MICHIGAN CITY BUOY……….M.

SOUTH MID LAKE BUOY……….74

NORTH MID LAKE BUOY……….69

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M IS FOR MISSING DATA THAT IS NORMALLY AVAILABLE.

THE MICHIGAN CITY WATER TEMPERATURE SENSOR IS LOCATED AT A WATER INTAKE ONE MILE OFFSHORE AND 60 FEET BELOW WATER SURFACE. IT IS READ EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR.

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