High wind watch issued for lakefront counties

October 19, 2011 3:58:13 AM PDT
A warning has been issued about a strong storm headed into the Chicago area starting Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch for counties along the lakefront from 3 p.m. until 4 o'clock on Thursday afternoon. The area could get 15 to 22 foot high waves and flooding on Lake Shore Drive plus heavy rains.