Chicago weather: AccuWeather Alert for near-record heat, severe storm chance Saturday

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team and Larry Mowry WLS logo
Saturday, June 22, 2024
Strong storms possible Saturday night
Saturday will be largely dry, hot and humid, perfect conditions for a line of strong storms to possibly form at night.

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Severe weather is possible Saturday for the Chicago area with temperatures reaching a record high and storms forecasted for the evening.

An AccuWeather Alert has been issued for Saturday.

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The record-high temperature for June 22 is 97 degrees. Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 96 Saturday, ABC7 Meteorologist Larry Mowry said.

A line of storms is expected to move in from the northwest and then move southwest through the Chicago area between 7 p.m. and midnight, Mowry said.

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The main threat with the storms will be high and damaging wind gusts.

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