Some components of the Chicago space noticed greater than three inches of rain on Thursday, however that’s simply the primary dose of what might be a moist stretch of climate all through the area.
Based on present forecast fashions, rain will proceed to hold round for a lot of the subsequent week, with the specter of extreme climate presenting itself by means of the beginning of the weekend.
In a single day Thursday and into Friday, showers and thunderstorms are anticipated to fireplace up throughout the realm, with a few of these storms probably approaching extreme limits Friday morning and into the morning commute.
The principle threats with the storms can be excessive winds, some hail, and most significantly, tons and many rain, with flash flood watches presently in impact for Livingston, Grundy, Will and Kankakee counties by means of Saturday morning.
Excessive temperatures will climb into the low-80s by means of a lot of the space, and the area will proceed to observe that sample over the approaching days.
Extra rain is anticipated to develop on Friday evening, with a “marginal” risk of extreme climate protecting most of northern Illinois. That risk will proceed on Saturday, in response to the NOAA Storm Prediction Heart, and residents are urged to maintain a detailed eye on the forecast in coming days.