MODERATE Risk for Severe Weather in Midwest
Parts of Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana will see severe weather over the next few hours. A line of dangerous storms will be capable of producing wind gusts up to 100 mph!
The Moderate Risk area stretches from central Iowa into far northwest Indiana. This does include Chicago and surrounding areas.
A Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for these areas until 7 PM tonight. Widespread severe wind damage will be possible from this derecho.
If you live in the Moderate Risk area, be prepared for dangerous, damaging wind gusts over the next few hours. Stay tuned to local television or radio for the latest updates.