Good afternoon, Chicago.
After morning thunderstorms, Chicagoans can expect rain to continue through midday, the National Weather Service said. The NWS also issued a tornado watch for parts of Illinois and Indiana until 4 p.m.
Severe weather could further affect the Chicago area today, but the best chance of thunderstorms and strong winds is for parts of Illinois and Indiana south of Interstate 80, including Kankakee and Valparaiso, NWS meteorologist Casey Sullivan said.
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