The severe weather prompted several thunderstorm watches and warnings throughout the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
Just after 3:30 p.m., Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorms over Fox River Grove that is moving southeast at 30 mph, NWS said.
Half-inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with this storm.
Damaging winds reportedly caused large tree limbs to fall on a car in Lincoln Park, according to NWS. Winds with gusts up to 60 mph also reportedly knocked down tree limbs in Lake County, Indiana.
While the rain has moved on for now, areas such as Des Plaines, saw rainfall totals of about 1.58 inches.
This is a developing story and will be updated.