Storms Roll Over State and Bring Delays and Severe Weather

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The severe weather also locked up evening rush-hour traffic and delayed flights in and out of Chicago.

Central Illinois remained dry this evening, but meteorologists predicted storms to strike that area in the twilight hours. Southern Illinois was already seeing blustery weather with lightning and high winds.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for southern Cook County after storm spotters reported funnel clouds lingering over communities.

Meteoroloist Andrew Krein says counties around Chicago saw golf-ball sized hail, 60 mile per hour winds and some flooded streets.


23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 413852 - wifr.com/a?a=413852
Gray Television, Inc.