Severe storms hit Chicago area

A severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for the Chicago area Monday night.

The Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Cook County, DuPage County and Kane County. A strong cold front is the cause behind the severe thunderstorms that are heading our way.

The storms will be scattered, and FOX 32's Chief Meteorologist Bill Bellis says to watch out for large hail and gusty winds. The storms should be exiting the Chicago area by 10 p.m.

More details to come as the storm progresses. Check back with FOX 32!