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updated: 8/26/2014 11:29 AM

Severe thunderstorm warning for Cook, Lake counties expires

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  • Storm clouds roll in over Allegheny Park near Grayslake Tuesday morning. High winds, rain and lightning quickly followed.

       Storm clouds roll in over Allegheny Park near Grayslake Tuesday morning. High winds, rain and lightning quickly followed.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

 
 

A severe thunderstorm warning issued for northwestern Cook and Lake counties was allowed to expire at 10:45 a.m., according the National Weather Service.

The line of storms that prompted the warning weakened and no longer posed a serious threat, the weather service said.

More thunderstorms could pop up throughout the day with high temperatures reaching the mid 80s, accuweather.com is forecasting.

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