Calmer Week Ahead After Damaging Storms Clear OutThe Chicago area should get a good break from the storms to start the week, though, with lots of sunshine on Monday, and a high around 87.
Excessive Heat Warning Issued Through Friday EveningWith the heat index expected to climb into triple digits each of the next few days, people who work and play outside will need to take extra precautions to protect themselves from dangerous heat.
Heat Watch In Effect For Illinois Thursday And FridayMonday was expected to be a pleasantly warm summer day, but temperatures will be dangerously hot by the end of the week across the entire state.
Heat And Humidity Could Bring Storms Tuesday And WednesdayAfter a relatively comfortable weekend, hot and muggy conditions have returned to the Chicago area, and that heat could fuel a couple rounds of thunderstorms later this week.
Warm And Muggy Week, With Several Chances For RainShowers and storms could come and go most of this week, starting with the chance for thunderstorms early Wednesday morning.
Hot And Sunny Start To The Week, But Milder Temps On The WayChicago will see plenty of sunshine this week, and while Monday will be another hot one, milder conditions are on the way in the middle of the week.
At Least Four Tornadoes Touched Down During Wednesday's StormsAccording to the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down near Paw Paw around 7:30 p.m., another touched down in Seneca around 9:15 p.m., a third touched down near Pontiac about 10:15 p.m., and a fourth touched down near Piper City shortly after 11 p.m.
Scattered Storms Tuesday Evening, Severe Storms More Likely WednesdayTuesday brings only a marginal risk of severe weather, but there is an enhanced risk of severe storms on Wednesday.
Showers Likely Thursday, Then Hot Start To WeekendShowers and thunderstorms were headed to the Chicago area late Thursday morning, ahead of a hot and steamy weekend.
Spotty Showers This Afternoon; Summer Heat Moving In By WeekendSpotty showers Monday afternoon could interrupt what otherwise looks to be a warm and sunny day, ahead of an unseasonably cool Tuesday.
Scattered Storms Likely Tuesday AfternoonShowers and thunderstorms should ramp up across the Chicago area Tuesday afternoon, and scattered storms could continue on and off through Wednesday.
Near Perfect Cookout Weather For Memorial Day WeekendIf you’ve got a barbecue or picnic planned for the Memorial Day weekend, the weather should be just what you were hoping for.