According to an emergency alert, the warning will be in effect until at least 7:15 p.m. Monday. Residents should seek refuge in a basement or an internal chamber on the lowest floor of a solid building as soon as possible.
The city's Office of Emergency Management and Communications sounded the sirens, warning of a "fast-moving storm." National Weather Center and The Weather Channel predict 2-inch hail and 80-mph winds.
Englewood, Auburn Gresham, Hyde Park, South Shore, Roseland, Bridgeport, Ashburn, Back of the Yards, Canaryville and Brighton Park might be in the storm's path, according to The Weather Channel.