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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On a rainy day at Wrigley Field, the Colorado Rockies struggled at the plate against Chris Volstad and the Chicago Cubs.
Isolated thunderstorms are expected to continue throughout the afternoon on Monday, and don’t be surprised to see a non-threatening funnel cloud.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All of Illinois is now officially in a drought, and state officials are looking to the heavens for some intervention.
Parts of the Chicago area are now considered to be in a severe drought, but at least some rain is expected this weekend.
Following a day of triple-digit heat, the Chicago area is seeing some strong thunderstorms today.