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Chicago Weather: Severe Storms Monday Afternoon, Evening

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Showers and storms are approaching the area.

There is a slight risk for severe weather late afternoon Monday and into the evening.

Damaging winds gusting 70 miles per hour and flooding are the biggest concerns as storms move into the area.

Large hail and isolated tornadoes are also risks.

Storms are expected to develop in northern areas north of I-88 and along the Wisconsin line from 4 to 6 p.m. By 6 to 8 p.m., storms move between 1-88 and I-80 in addition to the western suburbs.

Later, around 8 to 10 p.m., storms move south of I-80 and into northwest Indiana.

Monday's temperatures will be in the 80s.

By mid week, temperatures quickly climb to the 90s with a dangerous heat index of 100-105 by Tuesday.

A strong front will sweep through the area Thursday evening scouring out the humidity with more seasonal temperatures in the low 80's returning for Friday and the weekend.

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