Chicago, IL – Spring Weather Alert: Severe Thunderstorms, Gusty Winds on Horizon

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Chicago is bracing for a tumultuous spring storm system expected to usher in strong southeasterly winds and severe thunderstorms this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Residents are advised to prepare for a sharp change in conditions, particularly east of Interstate 55 where the threat of thunderstorms will persist into Wednesday morning. 

Following the storm’s passage, the area will experience strong westerly winds throughout Wednesday afternoon. Temperatures are forecasted to drop, bringing cooler weather to round out the workweek. The combination of severe weather and temperature fluctuations serves as a reminder for the Chicagoland community to remain vigilant and prepared for spring’s unpredictable weather patterns.

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