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.
Farmers have their eyes on the end of the week, when temperatures could hit triple digits. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
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.
Kankakee County could also be in danger of flooding, weather officials say.
Chicago’s weather will seem like a cross between Seattle and Miami Wednesday, as the temperatures climb to highs that palm trees would like, but the threat of off-and-on rain persists.
The skies are dreary as rain falls off and on this Monday, but a little patience will pay off, because it will feel like summer again later in the week.
Conditions will be chilly and dreary for the rest of the day, and you might want to press your fireplace into service when the weekend comes around.
Rain will continue through the midday hours Wednesday, and thunderstorms could be cracking through the area later in the afternoon.
Skies were sunny and conditions were gorgeous in the midday hours Tuesday, but clouds will roll in later in the day.
Rain is expected for the entire Chicago area Thursday afternoon, but temperatures are as warm as the 70s in some areas and as cold as the 40s in others.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Temperatures were mild and pleasant with just a little bit of cloud cover in the midday hours Wednesday, but rain will be coming as a cold front arrives late in the day. […]
Rain will be sweeping into the Chicago area Friday afternoon and sticking around all weekend, but the White Sox home opener should be over before it starts.
The blast of rain that soaked the Chicago area Friday morning has gone on its way, but a chilly and dreary day persists.
Season-appropriate temperatures in the low 50s will prevail Thursday, but the sun will remain out all day.
On Tuesday morning, you might have felt as if you would blow away, as high and chilly winds gusted through the city for a second day. But as the afternoon goes on, temperatures will climb to the mid- to upper 60s.
The summerlike spell of 80-plus degree days last week might have led you to forget, but it is, in fact, still March.
The summerlike March heat wave has come to an end after more than a week with temperatures exceeding 80 degrees, but even the lower temperatures are far in excess of what is typical for March.
The temperature Wednesday will climb to surpass the balmy conditions seen across the area a day earlier.