NWS: Kane County Will See 'Limited Excessive Heat Risk' Tuesday Through Thursday

NWS: Kane County Will See ‘Limited Excessive Heat Risk’ Tuesday Through Thursday

11AM MONDAY UPDATE

The National Weather Service Chicago says Kane County and the surrounding area will be under a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the next few days that includes Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk and Limited Excessive Heat Risk.

The Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Kane County but also includes Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Lake, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, DuPage, La Salle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois, Ford, Northern Cook, Central Cook, Southern Cook, Northern Will, Southern Will and Eastern Will counties in Illinois.

Strong southeast winds today (Monday, May 9, 2022) that may gust as high as 40 mph at times this afternoon.  The strongest winds will likely occur across the Illinois portion of the outlook area, with slightly lower wind speeds farther east into Indiana.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop across parts of northeast Iowa and western Wisconsin by early this evening. These storms will likely weaken as they move east tonight, though a few isolated to scattered thunderstorms may make it into parts of northern Illinois west and north of Chicago late.

Severe weather is not expected today.

Near record high temperatures, with heat indices into the 90s, are forecast Tuesday through Thursday.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop across southern Wisconsin Tuesday afternoon, and these may spread south into northern Illinois Tuesday evening.

A few of these storms could be severe across Wisconsin and adjoining portions of far northern Illinois, with large hail and damaging winds the primary threats. The threat of severe weather should decrease overnight.

Tuesday through Sunday

Tuesday

  • Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  • Limited Excessive Heat Risk.

Wednesday

  • Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  • Limited Excessive Heat Risk.

Thursday

  • Limited Excessive Heat Risk.

Friday through Sunday

  • Limited Thunderstorm Risk.