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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

Weather

Highs To Hit 90 In Some Areas; Look For Rain This Weekend

Parts of the Chicago area are now considered to be in a severe drought, but at least some rain is expected this weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Storms: North Side Lakefront

Severe Storms Sweep Across Chicago Area Friday

Following a day of triple-digit heat, the Chicago area is seeing some strong thunderstorms today.

06/29/2012

Farmers in Will County are worried that continued hot weather and no rain will greatly reduce crop yield. (CBS)

Farmers: Drought Disaster Looms For Crops

Farmers have their eyes on the end of the week, when temperatures could hit triple digits. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

06/25/2012

Weather

Sunny And Idyllic Friday; Rain May Come On Sunday

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.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Lightning In Storm

Chicago Area On Alert For Severe Thunder Storms

Kankakee County could also be in danger of flooding, weather officials say.

06/16/2012

Weather

Temperatures To Hit 80s, But Rain Chance To Persist

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.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Weather

Rain And Clouds To Prevail Monday, But Look For A Summery Wednesday

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.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Weather

Dreary Afternoon Coming With Temperatures Hovering In Low 50s

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.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Weather

Rain To Continue, Thunderstorms Possible

Rain will continue through the midday hours Wednesday, and thunderstorms could be cracking through the area later in the afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Weather

Temperature To Top Out In Low 60s As Clouds Roll In

Skies were sunny and conditions were gorgeous in the midday hours Tuesday, but clouds will roll in later in the day.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Weather

Rain Coming As Front Keeps Most Of Area Cool

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.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

Weather

Temperatures To Hit 70 Or Above, But Rain Coming Late In Day

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. […]

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

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Rain Coming For The Afternoon, Staying All Weekend

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.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Weather

Early Morning Rain Moves Along; Sunshine To Come Eventually

The blast of rain that soaked the Chicago area Friday morning has gone on its way, but a chilly and dreary day persists.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

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