Severe storms for parts of Oklahoma Tuesday

Thunderstorm chances stick with us for most of the week

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for south-central Johnson County until 8 p.m. Monday. The biggest threat from any storms that turn severe will be from damaging winds.

The warm weather was already met with some storms Tuesday afternoon, prompting warnings in some parts of northern IL.

Strong to severe storms are moving through the Chicago area Wednesday afternoon.

The heat index during the day this week will remain in the upper 90's.

Thursday morning showers that develop have a limited potential to become severe, according to the National Weather Service in Tulsa. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. It will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 84 and a northeast wind around 6 miles per hour.

On the brighter side, Sur Flaherty of Peru reported a half of an inch in her rain gauge after an extremely dry start to June.

Update 9:20 a.m.: The National Weather Service in Tulsa issued a thunderstorm warning for parts of Okmulgee and Okfuskee counties.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly sunny, high near 73. The low will be around 74. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 92, the weather service said.

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