Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Watch cancelled for parts of area

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Potentially severe storms are moving through parts of the Chicago area Tuesday.

RELATED: See the latest 7-day ABC7 AccuWeather Forecast

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued by The National Weather Service, which was expected to last until 3 p.m. for Kankakee and Will counties in Illinois and Jasper and Newton counties in Indiana, has been cancelled.

Tuesday is an Accuweather Alert Day. There is a severe weather risk for the entire Chicago area, with a much greater chance for severe storms coming south of the city.

What is a severe thunderstorm?
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The next time you find yourself under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning, know that large hail and high winds are possible.

Damaging winds are possible with the storms along with small hail and frequent lightning.

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The storms are expected from 11 a.m. until around 3 p.m. before clearing out in the evening.
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