May 19, 2024
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By John Garcia

Morning thunderstorms in the suburbs of Chicago left damage behind them, but afternoon storms failed to appear.

Chicago, the suburbs to its west and parts of Indiana are under Level 2 risks for severe weather.

Storms moved across the Chicago region between 8 am and 12 noon on Wednesday. They had crossed Lake Michigan by 1:30 pm.

A large tree crashed onto a house in Lake Bluff, during morning storms which swept the North and Northwest suburbs.

The homeowner, Kristen Schlenz said: “The skies got darkened and the wind picked up. What sounded as a car crash was actually the tree smashing into my home.”

Crews also worked hard to restore electricity to Lake and McHenry Counties, despite widespread downpours and strong winds. Several powerlines were damaged in Mundelein and police shut down Rand Road because of downed lines in Wauconda.

ABC7 meteorologist Larry Mowry stated that severe weather was possible, which included conditions conducive to tornadoes. By then, however, the chances of severe weather were nearly zero. A few storms appeared near the Wisconsin-Illinois border but dissipated before they could gain strength or move into the Chicago region.

Metra UP North stopped its trains at 10 a.m. due to high winds. Trains resumed shortly after the interruption.

On Wednesday it will be hotter than usual, especially in southern suburbs. Heat indexes are near 100.

ABC7 Chicago’s Larry Mowry said that a thunderstorm could develop between 3 and 9:00 p.m.

Hail and wind are the most dangerous threats, not tornadoes.

Emergency officials updated the public on Wednesday on storm damage after flash flooding in Cook County damaged homes earlier this month.

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