CHICAGO (WLS) -- Heavy rains, strong winds and hail passed through the Chicago area Wednesday evening, leaving damage and threats of flooding.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Kankakee and Livingston counties until 2:15 a.m.
Heavy rains continue to linger in the area south of Interstate 80, where most of the severe weather threats were reported Wednesday.
Livingston County saw golf-ball sized hail Wednesday night, and widespread wind damage was reported around Chatsworth. A number of large trees were toppled, along with utility poles and power lines.
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ABC7 Meteorologist Larry Mowry described heavy rain as the biggest threat Wednesday evening, with some areas expecting between 1-3 inches.
Chicago experienced mostly drizzle and light rain.
The area will dry out overnight, with a mainly dry Thursday expected before heat builds this weekend.
Chicago Weather: Threats of flooding as severe storms pass through Chicago area