The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of four counties in Northeast Illinois has been cancelled by the National Weather Service.
The counties impacted included Cook County and Kane County, but the warning was cancelled after the thunderstorm weakened, according to the National Weather Service.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch does remain in effect for most of northeastern Illinois until 1 a.m. according to the National Weather Service.
Counties impacted include Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will in Northeast Illinois.
Several counties in North Central Illinois are also impacted, including DeKalb, La Salle, Boone, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago.
The watch is part of a weather system moving into the area that has the potential to spawn severe weather. The threat of isolated tornadoes is higher in the area south of I-80, though the entire region remains under an elevated risk for severe weather.
Wind gusts of up to 70 MPH are possible, along with half-dollar size hail and a chance of localized flooding in some areas.
High temperatures sit between 85 and 90 degrees during the day on Saturday, with lows dropping to the upper 60s at night.
Sunday looks to be calmer, with partly to mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 70s to 80s to make for a breezy and pleasant day.
That won’t last long, as the chance of showers returns Monday and remains each day through the week.
Published 6 hours ago | Updated 8 minutes ago