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.
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.