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Weather 10_17_2012

Showers, Isolated Storms Possible Wednesday

Chicago residents should enjoy this afternoon’s relatively mild temperatures, as showers and storms are expected to roll in later this afternoon.

10/17/2012

Umbrellas were required on Wednesday morning. (CBS)

Weather To Take Turn For Worse Later In Week

Scattered showers for the rest of today will give way to a nice, warm, sunny Thursday–but that won’t last into the weekend.

10/03/2012

State And Madison

Scattered Showers Possible For Afternoon

Don’t get used to the sunny skies and pleasant temperatures that were dominating the Chicago area in the midday hours.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Weather

Get Ready For A Dreary Afternoon With Intermittent Rain

Rain will fall intermittently throughout this chilly, dreary day.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Weather

Clouds, Rain, Cool Temperatures For The Afternoon

The week has been sunny, clear and temperate so far, but all good things must come to an end.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

Weather

Rain To Persist South Of Chicago; Much Cooler Weekend On Tap

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.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Weather

Pouring Rain Gone For Now, But Storms Coming Wednesday

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.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Drought

Rain From Isaac Won’t Help Dried-Out Corn Crop In Illinois

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.

08/31/2012

Forecast

Near Record Temps, Then Rain Possible Over Weekend

While we won’t break a temperature record today, highs will hit the low- to mid-90s today and Friday, followed by a possible visit from the remnants of Hurricane Issac this weekend.

08/30/2012

The leaves of many trees in Illinois have been left wilting, curling, and turning brown due to the severe drought conditions in most of the state. (Credit: CBS)

Recent Rains Pulling Chicago Area Out Of Drought

Rain the past couple of weeks has begun to pull much of the Chicago area out of drought conditions. And more may be on the way.

08/29/2012

Flooding from heavy rain on Sunday in the Clearing neighborhood left ankle-deep water in Tom Ramos' basement. (Photo courtesy Tom Ramos)

Sunday’s Rain Causes Flooding Problems For Homes Near Midway

Given the drought conditions gripping the Midwest, the Chicago are really needs rain, but on Sunday, some areas got much more than they could handle.

CBS 2–08/27/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rain Delay Won’t Dampen Illinois Delegation At GOP Convention

The Illinois delegates have arrived in Tampa, Fla., for the Republican National Convention, saying the storm that forced the shift to a dramatically abbreviated schedule on Monday has been overblown.

08/27/2012

The grounds crew rolls out the tarp after the eighth inning of the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies game at Wrigley Field on August 26, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Rockies 5-0 in a rain-shortened eight inning game. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Rockies 5-0 In Rain-Shortened Game

On a rainy day at Wrigley Field, the Colorado Rockies struggled at the plate against Chris Volstad and the Chicago Cubs.

08/26/2012

Isolated storms in the Chicago area around 11:30 a.m. on Monday. (CBS)

Chicago Weather Forecast: Passing T-Storms, Highs In 70s

Isolated thunderstorms are expected to continue throughout the afternoon on Monday, and don’t be surprised to see a non-threatening funnel cloud.

08/20/2012

Weather

Rain, Falling Temperatures For The Afternoon

The blazing sun and sweltering heat that defined much of the summer will be distant from Chicagoans’ minds Thursday afternoon, as rain falls and temperatures drop into the 60s – even before sundown.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Weather

Rain Coming In The Evening, Will Hang Around Until Friday

Get ready for rain and rain and rain starting Wednesday evening – a pattern that might be annoying, but will help quench the drought that has plagued the area this summer.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Photo Credit: chicagoparkdistrict.com

Near-Record Heat To Give Way To Rain, Cooler Air

The near-record breaking heat that blanketed the Chicago area on Wednesday is expected to give way to cooler air the remainder of the week.

07/25/2012

A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

Rain This Week Could Mean More West Nile Mosquitoes

This week’s heavy rain is long gone, but in the next few days we should be seeing more reminders of it – of the buzzing and biting variety.

WBBM Newsradio–07/20/2012

New Zealand grown Apples are seen at the Fresh Produce Growers store at Sydney Produce Market on August 24, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.(Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Drought Will Raise Prices On Fruit, Squeezing Consumers

With the drought in Michigan and across the Midwest, this year’s harvest took a hit in quantity and quality. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

07/16/2012

Drought

State Officials Say It’s Time To Pray For Rain

All of Illinois is now officially in a drought, and state officials are looking to the heavens for some intervention.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

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