Weather Forecast

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Scattered Showers To Linger Throughout The Day

The Chicago area doesn’t have to worry about severe weather on Monday, but there will be some showers, and perhaps a few scattered storms.

06/29/2015

Overcast skies continued early Thursday in Minooka, after heavy rains passed through northern Illinois. (Source: Glen Schieberl)

Flash Flood Watch Canceled As Rain Tapers Off

“The threat of very heavy rainfall and flash flooding has diminished,” the National Weather Service said in a statement around 4 a.m.

06/25/2015

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Hot, Humid, And Stormy Start To Summer For Chicago Area

The first full day of summer will be a steamy and stormy one for the Chicago area, with temperatures nearing 90 degrees, and an increasing risk of severe thunderstorms from midday through the evening.

06/22/2015

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Cool Start To The Weekend, But Lovely Father’s Day On Tap

After seeing plenty of rain this week, Chicago will be able to enjoy clear skies to start the weekend, though it will be a bit cool in much of the area on Friday.

06/19/2015

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Rain Expected Ahead Of Of Blackhawks Parade; Scattered Storms Possible For Rally

As Blackhawks fans flock downtown for the big Stanley Cup victory party, they’ll want to keep some rain gear handy, as heavy rain was bearing down on the city just ahead of the parade downtown.

06/18/2015

Radar image of scattered showers moving through the Chicago area Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Scattered Showers Return To Chicago Area, More Possible Thursday

Rain in the Kankakee area was sparking concerns about more flooding, along the swollen Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers, which were already at or beyond flood stage on Tuesday in some spots.

06/17/2015

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Hottest Day Of The Year So Far To Generate Scattered Storms

Wednesday was expected be the hottest day of the year so far in Chicago, and storms that should move through in the afternoon could make things very steamy south of the city.

06/10/2015

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More Rain, Scattered Storms Likely Monday Afternoon

With temperatures rising into the low 80s by early Monday afternoon, a new round of storms could begin moving in from Wisconsin after lunchtime, up through about 9 p.m., before skies clear.

06/08/2015

Weekend Weather

Weekend Forecast: Half Dry, Half Wet

This weekend’s weather will be a mixed bag for Chicago, with a mild and bright Saturday, but a steamy and stormy Sunday.

06/05/2015

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Spotty Storms Friday Afternoon Ahead Of Chilly Weekend

Friday will be warm and muggy, with temperatures reaching the low 80s, and spotty showers and storms firing up in the afternoon. Then, as a cold front moves in overnight, more organized storms will move in from the west. Skies should clear Saturday morning, but cooler temperatures will dominate over the weekend.

05/29/2015

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Scattered Showers, Slight Chance Of Severe Storms Tuesday

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.

05/26/2015

Weather Mem Day Cast

Chicago Memorial Day Weather Forecast

While the day may start a bit dreary, your Memorial Day won’t be a total washout.

05/25/2015

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Memorial Day Weekend Forecast: Warm, But Rain Likely Sunday And Monday

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.

05/22/2015

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Cool Air To Stick Around Until Thursday, When Weekend Warmup Begins

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.

05/19/2015

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Warm And Rainy Weekend Ahead

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.

05/15/2015

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Thursday Heat Could Match 1964 Record For Chicago

Thursday could bring the kind of summery heat Chicago hasn’t seen this time of year in more than five decades.

05/07/2015

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As Temperatures Soar, Chicago Could Flirt With Record Heat Thursday

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.

05/06/2015

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Cool Temperatures Continue, Scattered Showers Possible Later Wednesday

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.

04/29/2015

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Chilly Start To The Week, But Mid 70s By The Weekend

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.

04/27/2015

Snow dusts the windshielf of Bill Lawton's car in Lake Barrington, after early morning flurries on Wednesday. (Credit: Bill Lawton)

This Is April? Chicago Wakes Up To Flurries, Wind Chills In The 20s

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.

04/22/2015

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