Though an areal flood watch remains in effect until mid-afternoon for virtually all of northern Illinois, at least one official who monitors water levels in local rivers and streams said there’s less risk than feared, thanks to less rain than originally forecast.
Chicago’s Water Management Department was out clearing the city’s catch basins Friday so that the melting snow and rain have a place to go. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.
With temperatures expected to rise above freezing for the first time of 2014 on Friday, forecasters urged drivers to use caution as fog rolls into the area for the morning commute.
The Chicago area will get a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow over the weekend, although exactly what type of precipitation various areas will get is still unclear.
Snow, rain, ice? All of the above?
Rain was a problem for the three-day music festival for the previous two years, causing major damage to the grass at Grant Park.
- The calendar says July 3 – but the thermometer says September – and it seems like summer has passed us by.
Tuesday night’s game between the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs has been postponed due to rain.
A wave of strong storms will be sweeping though the Chicago area Wednesday and Thursday, prompting severe thunderstorm warnings and watches on and off.
Keep your umbrella handy today. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are moving through the Chicago area.
It’s looking like a messy week of weather for the Chicago area, with more rain likely on and off Tuesday, severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday, and even some snow possible Wednesday night into Thursday.
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Chicago residents should enjoy this afternoon’s relatively mild temperatures, as showers and storms are expected to roll in later this afternoon.
Scattered showers for the rest of today will give way to a nice, warm, sunny Thursday–but that won’t last into the weekend.
Don’t get used to the sunny skies and pleasant temperatures that were dominating the Chicago area in the midday hours.
Rain will fall intermittently throughout this chilly, dreary day.
The week has been sunny, clear and temperate so far, but all good things must come to an end.
The showers that made this Friday morning gloomy have largely moved on their way, but look for a major drop in the temperature accompanying the sunny skies when the weekend begins.
If you’re an early-shifter, you might have gotten drenched by pouring rain on the way to work Tuesday. You won’t have that problem again for the rest of the day. But you’d be well advised to bring your umbrella with you on Wednesday.
Illinois going to get a little of the Isaac rain that had been aimed at the gulf coast, but likely not enough to affect Illinois agriculture.