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Sunny Skies, Temperatures In Mid-80s For The Afternoon

Skies will remain sunny Wednesday afternoon, as the temperature climbs into the 80s for the first time in six days.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

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Sunny And Cool For Afternoon, But Heat Coming As Week Goes On

Conditions will remain unseasonably cool and befitting of early fall for the rest of the day Tuesday, but look for all that to change as the week goes on.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

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Partly Sunny, Rising Heat And Isolated Rain For Afternoon

Rain moved through the area Wednesday morning, but conditions are expected to be at least partly sunny for the afternoon as the heat returns to midsummer highs.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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Unlimited Sunshine, Low Humidity For The Rest Of The Day

Conditions will be sunny and comfortable with low humidity Wednesday, but look for the blazing heat to return as the weekend approaches.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

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Breeze To Cool Lakeside Area As High Hits 80s All Around

A pleasant afternoon with a temperate lake breeze is on tap for Tuesday, but the 90s will be back before the week is out.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

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Sunny And Idyllic Friday; Rain May Come On Sunday

Conditions will be idyllic as the work week comes to an end, but come the weekend, there is a chance of rain that could come when the Gay Pride Parade is in progress.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

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Only 0.01 Inches Of Rain So Far This June

If you’re seeing brown grass and dusty soil, it’s not your imagination – it’s bone dry out there.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

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Cooler Temperatures Blow In; No Rain In Sight Anytime Soon

The temperature has cooled down from the sweltering 90s that have been hanging around since the weekend, but conditions remain bone dry after the rain missed most of the area on Monday.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

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Warm, Calm And Dry Thursday, But Sticky Heat On Tap For The Weekend

Conditions will be undeniably beautiful for the rest of the day Thursday, but break out the gym shorts and Gatorade this weekend, as steamy heat settles in.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

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Cool At The Lake Again, But Sunny And Pleasant

Temperatures will remain cool at the lake for a third day, but it won’t be long before a heat wave sets in.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

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Sunny And Cool Again, But Look For Heat And Humidity Come The Weekend

Temperatures will be sunny, but cool, for the rest of the day Tuesday – and once again, temperatures will not exceed the 60s along the lakefront.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

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Pleasant And Dry For Rest Of The Day, But Cool By The Lake

Skies will be dry and temperatures pleasant for the duration of the day Monday, but you might need a spring jacket if you’re walking along the lakefront.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

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Just 3 Days After Heat Wave, Mercury May Not Crack 50

It was only this past Sunday – a mere four days ago – that the temperature hit 97 degrees, but it all feels like a few months ago now as Chicago sits shivering in slippers and sweatshirts this Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

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Sunny Skies, Cool By The Lake For The Afternoon

Skies will be sunny and pleasant for the rest of the day Tuesday, but don’t look for it to get too much warmer on the lakefront.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

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Cooler Temperatures For The Day, But Trend Won’t Last

The Cubs are at home Wednesday night, and if you’re going to the game, you had best not forget your jacket.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

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Sunny, But Chilly, For The Day, Rest Of The Work Week

A high-pressure ridge is keeping the skies clear and sunny, but temperatures will remain nippy throughout the day and the rest of the work week.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

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Chilly Conditions, But Clouds Giving Way To Sunshine

Conditions will remain seasonably chilly Wednesday, but cloudy skies will give way to sunshine as the afternoon goes on.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012