Weather could get rougher this afternoon, as the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday.
The thunderstorm watch is in effect for Will and DuPage counties, according to the National Weather Service. The storms may cause hail, strong wind gusts and heavy rainfall.
If storms do pass through the area, the Weather Service said some could become severe, resulting in isolated heavy rainfall and possible localized flash flooding.
The forecast for Friday also includes potential severe storms.