Severe Storm Brings Hail to Kane County

The National Weather Service on Sunday alerted residents of hail, high winds and thunderstorms.

A severe storm system moved its way through Kane County and the Tri Cities area on Sunday.

At 5:48 p.m. Sunday, a trained spotter reported hail measuring almost an inch in Elburn. Smaller hail of .25 inches was reported one mile northeast of Sugar Grove at 5:36 p.m.

Hail of .75 inches was reported near Harter and Lasher roads in unincorporated Kaneville Township at 5:35 p.m. Saturday.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was in effect until 6 p.m. Sunday, May 20, for southern Kane and northern Kendall counties.

Doppler Radar showed a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing quarter-size hail, with winds up to 60 mph. The line of storms extended from Elburn to Oswego. Geneva and Batavia were specifically named.

The chance of rain will go away this week, but it will still stay warm. Here's a look at this week's weather.

Kane County Weather Forecast, May 21-25

Monday, May 21—Mostly cloudy in morning, high of 72 degrees. Partly cloudy then clear in the evening. Low of 48 degrees.

Tuesday, May 22—Clear with a high of 73 degrees. Evening will be clear with a low of 48 degrees.

Wednesday, May 23—Partly cloudy then clear with a high of 79 degrees. Evening will be clear then overcast with a low of 63 degrees.

Thursday, May 24—Overcast, then clear with a high of 88 degrees. Partly cloudy in the evening with a low of 64.

Friday, May 25—Partly cloudy with a high of 90 degrees. Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain and a low of 68 degrees in the evening.

This information was courtesy of the National Weather Service.


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