The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Chicago area as powerful storms make their way toward the city from the southwest suburbs.
A severe thunderstorm watch is also in effect through 3 a.m.
Issued just before 10 p.m., the thunderstorm warning describes a line of storms moving northeast toward Chicago, bringing hail and winds up to 60 m.p.h.
Officials are warning the storms are powerful enough to damage trees, roofs and siding.
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