Tornadoes reported in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio as storm barrels through Midwest

At least nine tornadoes were reported across Illinois, Michigan and Ohio as a storm barreled through the Midwest overnight.

Wind gusts reached 82 mph near Chicago, and hail was larger than golf balls in DuPage County, Illinois, just outside of Chicago.

PHOTO: A house was damaged on Oldwynne Road after early morning severe weather hits central Ohio, Feb 28, 2024. (Mark Ferenchik /USA Today Network)
PHOTO: A house was damaged on Oldwynne Road after early morning severe weather hits central Ohio, Feb 28, 2024. (Mark Ferenchik /USA Today Network)
PHOTO: A hanger was destroyed and airplanes damaged at the Madison County Airport after a tornado touched down in the pre-dawn hours Feb. 28, 2024 in Columbus, Ohio. (Doral Chenoweth/USA Today Network)
PHOTO: A hanger was destroyed and airplanes damaged at the Madison County Airport after a tornado touched down in the pre-dawn hours Feb. 28, 2024 in Columbus, Ohio. (Doral Chenoweth/USA Today Network)

On Wednesday morning, the severe thunderstorm threat is ongoing for the Ohio Valley, West Virginia and Kentucky, where a few thunderstorms are possible.

By Wednesday afternoon, the strong thunderstorms and gusty winds will move east, stretching from the Tennessee River Valley to the Northeast.

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Up to 3 inches of rain is forecast for West Virginia and New England.

The heaviest rain will reach the Interstate 95 corridor Wednesday evening.

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