CHICAGO (CBS) – Strong storms that hit the Chicago area on Wednesday afternoon could bring strong winds, downpours and even isolated tornadoes.
Strong and strong storms are expected soon, as the cold front is facing very warm air.
CBS 2 chief meteorologist Albert Ramon said the best chances for possible tornadoes are in southern Chicago – in Jasper and Newton counties in Indiana and in southern Kankaki County in Illinois.
But strong and potentially harmful winds are possible throughout the region.
The storm system is expected to arrive in Chicago by 3:25 p.m. and will be at worst by 5 p.m. – with possible showers and sometimes strong winds.
The severity should drop to 19 hours, but the rain will continue until late in the evening before leaving at night.
In many parts of the area fell inches of rain and more.
Thursday is a cooler day from the back of this system.
Easter and Easter come this weekend.
Pesach begins Friday night.
Saturday’s temperature will be 50 degrees, windy and sunny.
The maximum temperature will be 48 on Easter Sunday, light rain is possible in the afternoon.
Normal high: 58
Monday High: 69
Today’s high: 71
Tonight: intermittent rains, minimum 40.
Thursday: Sunny, windy and colder. High score 53.