While the day started out dry, remnants of storms that slammed Houston were moving in Chicago’s direction, and is still strong enough that the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center said there is a chance of severe weather for much of northern Illinois, and all of Indiana.
While the day may start a bit dreary, your Memorial Day won’t be a total washout.
If you’re planning a cookout for the Memorial Day weekend, you might want to fire up the grill on Friday or Saturday, as storms could wash out your holiday plans on Sunday and Monday.
Were you grumbling about having to throw on a jacket or sweater when you headed out the door Tuesday morning? Don’t worry, the chilly conditions will only be around a couple days.
After a week of mostly chilly weather, temperatures have warmed up just in time for the weekend, but unfortunately it will be raining on and off for much of the weekend.
Thursday could bring the kind of summery heat Chicago hasn’t seen this time of year in more than five decades.
Chicago will get a taste of summer on Thursday, which will be the warmest day of the year so far, and will flirt with record heat.
Cool conditions will continue in Chicago on Wednesday, with temperatures likely not reaching past 60, though areas further from the lake will see temperatures 5 to 10 degrees warmer.
Monday’s high of 55 is about 10 degrees cooler than the normal high temperature for this time of year. Though it will be a chilly day, skies should be bright and clear all day. By Wednesday, temperatures should reach the mid 60s, which is the normal high for this time of year, and by Friday, Chicago could see the return of 70s.
No, you didn’t travel back in time while you were sleeping. That really was snow falling in some parts of the Chicago area Wednesday morning.
Some parts of the Chicago area could be forgiven for thinking summer has arrived early, as temperatures were expected to flirt with the 80s Friday afternoon.
Thunderstorms could fire up later in the day, bringing heavy rain, lightning, and hail up to the size of pennies, according to the National Weather Service. The threat of storms and hail continue into Thursday as temperatures soar to a high of about 70.
Forecasts call for very little chance of any precipitation over the Easter weekend, and Sunday could bring temperatures in the low 60s, with partly sunny and slightly breezy conditions.
While no severe storms are expected anytime soon, showers and scattered thunderstorms are possible through much of the afternoon on Friday, though conditions should be dry by the afternoon rush. More rain is likely Friday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros reports it should be a very sunny and beautiful first day of April, with a high temperature of about 71 degrees.
Spring weather finally seems to be here to stay, after it seemed like someone forgot to show Old Man Winter the door.
Spring just keeps hitting the snooze button on us.
According to the National Weather Service, 5.8 inches of snow fell at O’Hare International Airport during Monday’s snowstorm, bringing the official total for the month to 6.5 inches. The average snowfall for March in Chicago is 5.6 inches.
While Friday and Saturday should see temperatures in the 50s, or slightly above normal for this time of year, Sunday and Monday will be much chillier, with conditions more suitable for late February.
Our clocks won’t be the only things springing forward this weekend. After setting a new record for cold overnight, temperatures will gradually return to normal for this time of year over the weekend, ahead of even milder conditions in the middle of next week.