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Chicago Weather Alert: At least 2 tornadoes confirmed in Chicago suburbs

Chicago Weather Alert: Tornado warning issued for Newton, Jasper and Porter counties
Chicago Weather Alert: Tornado warning issued for Newton, Jasper and Porter counties 05:23

CHICAGO (CBS)-- At least two tornadoes touched down in suburban Joliet and Naperville Monday, according to the National Weather Service. 

A wave of severe storms washed over suburban Chicago and Northwest Indiana on Monday, triggering tornado warnings that are relatively rare for late February. 

Video posted on social media showed damage from a potential tornado that was reported near Joliet on County Line Road and Townsend at 10:34 a.m.

Wild video of weather in Joliet, Illinois by CBS Chicago on YouTube

The warnings started in DuPage County and swept east into Indiana. There were reports of downed trees and fence damage.

Trees were down in Will County, possibly the result of a microburst, officials said.  DuPage County

The tornado warnings were also issued for Newton, Jasper, Porter, and LaPorte counties in Indiana. The warnings expired around 11:15 a.m. in Newton, Jasper and Porter and were in effect until noon in LaPorte and 12:45 p.m. in Benton. 

A tornado watch was in effect until 4 p.m. for several counties south of Kankakee has been canceled. 

A flood advisory is in effect for Cook, DuPage and Will counties until 2 p.m. The warning has been extended to areas near the Des Plaines River.   

A tornado touchdown was reported in Warrenville at 9:56 a.m. near Washington Street and Warrenville Road near the Herrick Lake Forest Preserve.   

A tornado warning in DuPage Count included Wheaton, Carol Stream and Naperville. Metra trains in the area were temporarily stopped due to the warning, which expired around 10:15. 

According to the National Weather Service, a severe thunderstorm "capable of producing a tornado" was reported in Warrenville and Naperville. 

Storm damage report from Will County Emergency Management 01:42

In Joliet, fire officials are working to remove trees downed by the storms on Kendall Ridge and Townsend boulevards. Fences in the area have also been damaged. 

A tornado was confirmed in Champaign, Illinois. Matt Reardon shared this video on Twitter. 

This is a developing story. 

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