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Scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across northern Illinois during the early afternoon hours of May 25th.  As the storms moved eastward, they became more widespread, producing torrential rains, gusty winds to 60 mph and nickel sized hail across portions of northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana. The heaviest rains recorded were across Cook County, where some areas had two to three inches. 


24 Hour Precipitation Ending at 7 am May 26
Map of 24 Hour Observed Precipitation Ending at 7 AM May 26, 2016


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