Weather Updates

Rain, thunder expected Saturday

Updated: October 5, 2013 5:16PM

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Cook County this Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Starting about 4:15 p.m., thunderstorms are expected to roll through the Chicago region, with a likelihood of rain, 60 mile per hour gusts of wind and 1-inch diameter hail, according to the weather service.

The worst of it should be over by 5 p.m., though lighter showers are expected throughout the night.

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