Smoke from forest fires in Canada obscures the sunrise on Tuesday in Sheridan, Illinois (Source: Donna Bolin)

Clouds In Morning, Then Sunny And Warm For Next Few Days

Overcast skies on Wednesday morning will give way to more sun and warm temperatures in the afternoon.

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Summer Weather, Finally, Settles Into Chicago

Those lazy, hazy days of summer that seemed elusive for weeks, are here and likely to say around for a while.



Warm Sunday For Chicago Area With Slight Risk Of Thunderstorms

(CBS) — Sunday will be another warm day for the Chicago area, but there is a slight risk for thunderstorms, particularly in the areas south and west of the city. Sunday’s high is 85 degrees […]



Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Saturday Afternoon

It will be a warm, humid day for the Chicago area Saturday, with the possibility of isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.


North Avenue Beach

In Chicago, ‘Picture Perfect’ Weather Days Are Rare

By most reasonable measures, the weather on Thursday morning could be described as “picture perfect.”


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Sunny Summer Skies To Continue Through Friday

Chicago has been reveling in gorgeous summer weather this week, and while there’s a chance of rain this weekend, there will still be plenty of sun.


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After P.M. Showers, A Rain-Free Week Ahead For Chicago

Though the Chicago area could get some showers or storms in the evening on Monday, the rest of the week should be ideal summer weather, with warm and dry conditions, without being unbearably hot.


Chicago Area Weather Forecast. (Credit: CBS)

Warm, Mostly Sunny Weather Sunday For Chicago Area

The Chicago area will have much wilder weather Sunday comparted to the hot and stormy day yesterday.


Thousands of people at Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park had to evacuate because of the storms. (Credit: CBS)

Severe Thunderstorms Roll Through Chicago Area, Pitchfork Briefly Evacuated

A Tornado Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Chicago area until 10 p.m.


Heat Advisory for Chicago area. (Credit; CBS)

Heat Advisory In Effect For Chicago Area

A heat advisory is in effect for the Chicago area until 8 p.m. Saturday evening.


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Heat Advisory For Chicago Area On Saturday

Warning of an “oppressive” combination of heat and humidity over the next two days, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Chicago area for much of Saturday.


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Tropical Heat On Tap For The Weekend

If you’ve been longing for the dog days of summer, you’ll get your wish this weekend, as conditions will be hot and muggy through Sunday, as temperatures will soar much higher than we’ve seen in weeks.


Hail damage in Marseilles. (Credit: CBS)

Marseilles Cleaning Up After Damaging Hail Storm

The rush for repairs is on after huge hailstones as big as a person’s hand pelt parts of the Chicago area, causing serious damage.


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Winds Expected To Whip Up Dangerous Waves On Lake Michigan

Chicago might finally be getting ideal beach weather, but forecasters were warning people to stay out of Lake Michigan from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning, due to high waves expected along the lakefront.


Storm clouds pass over Gurnee, Illinois, as severe storms rolled through the Chicago area on Monday. (Credit: Al Ghys)

Thunderstorms Drop Heavy Rain, Hail On Chicago Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the Chicago area until 11 p.m.


Metra commuters pack onto a crowded Union Pacific North Line train on Monday, after service resumed following a 90-minute shutdown due to fears of dangerously high winds. (Credit: CBS)

Union Pacific Admits Jumping The Gun, Misjudging Wind Before Halting Metra Trains

Trains on three busy Metra lines were halted for about 90 minutes Monday morning, out of fear of high winds from storms that swept through the area, but it appears to have been much ado about nothing.


Storm clouds pass over Gurnee, Illinois, as severe storms rolled through the Chicago area on Monday. (Credit: Al Ghys)

Storms Soak Morning Commute, More Likely Monday Afternoon

A fast-moving line of storms that brought heavy rain and high winds to the Chicago area Monday morning was likely just the first taste of severe weather for northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana.


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Extensive Delays On Metra As Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Chicago

While high winds prompted extensive delays on several Metra train lines, the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Chicago area and surrounding counties Monday morning.


Chicago Area Weather Forecast. (Credit: CBS)

Warm, Humid Sunday For Chicago Area

(CBS) — Sunday will be a warm humid day for the Chicago area. Temperatures are expected to hit 86 degrees before dipping to 70 degrees in the evening. There is a chance for an isolated […]


Chicago weather forecast. (CreditL CBS)

Warm Saturday With Chance For Thunderstorms In Evening

Saturday will be a warm day for the Chicago area, with the possibility of scattered showers in the afternoon and a chance for thunderstorms in the evening.