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CBS Chicago weather forecast.

Cool, Rainy Saturday For Chicago Area

(CBS) — Saturday will be a cool, rainy day for the Chicago area. The high temperature is 75 degrees and there will be scattered showers throughout the day. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with skies […]

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Calm And Cool Week Ahead For Chicago

Most of this will be a bit on the cool side for August, with temperatures feeling more like fall.

08/24/2015

CBS Chicago weather forecast.

Cool Sunday For Chicago Area With Sun In The Afternoon

(CBS) — Scattered morning showers will give way to sunshine in the afternoon for the Chicago area. Temperatures will be on the cool side, with a high of 77. The normal high for this time […]

08/23/2015

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Warm Saturday For Chicago Area, But Temps Expected To Cool Down Next Few Days

Saturday will be a warm, sunny day for the Chicago area, but temperatures are expected to cool down in the next few days.

08/22/2015

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Feds Offering Emergency Loans To Most Illinois Farmers After Extensive Flooding

Farmers in every county in Illinois except one have been made eligible to receive low-interest loans from the federal government, to help them recover from extensive damage caused by flooding.

08/21/2015

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July Was Hottest Month On Record; 2015 Might Be Hottest Year

The weather in Chicago might have been about average last month, but July saw the highest average global temperatures of any month on record, and 2015 is on pace to be the warmest year on record as well.

08/20/2015

Clouds obscure the top of the Willis Tower on Wednesday night, when strong thunderstorms soaked much of northern Illinois. (Credit: Michael Lyons)

Chicago Area Rainfall Totals For Aug. 18-19, 2015

For the second night in a row, the Chicago area got drenched by strong thunderstorms, soaked with rain overnight, with some suburbs getting more than 3 inches of rain. Below are the 24-hour total rainfall […]

08/19/2015

Lightning strikes in southwest suburban Willow Springs on Tuesday. (Credit: Robert Herman)

Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Chicago Area

Summer storms ripped through the Chicago area Tuesday night, leaving downed trees, standing water, and lots of cleanup to do. While the damage was not significant, thousands lost power when power lines were knocked down.

08/19/2015

Ominous clouds over Montgomery, Ill., as storms move in Monday night. (Credit: Dick Applebaugh)

Chicago Area Rainfall Totals For Aug. 17-18, 2015

The Chicago area got soaked with rain overnight, with 2 to 3 inches in some suburbs, and 4 to 6 inches in some parts of northwest Indiana. Below are the 24-hour total rainfall amounts measured […]

08/18/2015

Downed trees and power lines littered parts of Arlington Heights on Tuesday, the morning after a powerful thunderstorm hit. (Credit: Nancy Harty/WBBM)

Arlington Heights Cleans Up After Storm Knocks Down Trees, Power Lines

Euclid Avenue in northwest suburban Arlington Heights was reopened Tuesday morning, after Monday night’s storms knocked down trees and power lines, prompting the street’s closure.

08/18/2015

A flooded viaduct near Cermak Road and 47th Avenue in Cicero forced some drivers to turn around and find another route, while others braved the deep waters after overnight storms across the Chicago area. (Credit: CBS)

Overnight Storms Leave Flooding Across Chicago

Many streets and viaducts across the Chicago area flooded overnight, as heavy rain swept across the northern Illinois. The storms dumped 2 to 4 inches of rain across the Chicago area by Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

08/18/2015

Vehicles drive through partly flooded lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway Monday night. (CBS)

Flash Flood Warning In Effect For Parts Of Cook, DuPage Counties

Up to 2 inches of rain had already fallen as of 9:30 p.m. Monday, and another 1 to 2 inches was possible, triggering the flash flooding, the National Weather Service said.

08/17/2015

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Hot And Humid Start For Monday, With P.M. Storms Likely

Another steamy day in Chicago likely will also see scattered showers and thunderstorms by the afternoon on Monday, and more storms could hit the area Tuesday and Wednesday.

08/17/2015

CBS Chicago weather forecast.

Hot, Mostly Sunny Sunday For Chicago Air & Water Show

t will be another hot and humid day for the Chicago area on Sunday with mostly clear skies for the Chicago Air & Water Show along the lakefront.

08/16/2015

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Past El Niños Offer Clues To What’s In Store For Chicago Area This Winter

This would be one of the five strongest El Ninos since 1950, so, Mary Kay Kleist decided to take a look back to see what previous El Nino winters could tell us about winter in Chicago this year.

08/15/2015

CBS Chicago weather forecast.

Hot, Humid Weather For Chicago Air And Water Show

It will be a hot, humid day for the thousands along Chicago’s lakefront for the 2015 Air and Water Show.

08/15/2015

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Strong El Niño Could Mean Warm Winter For Chicago Area

The last strong El Niño was in the 1997-98 winter, when the Chicago region experienced an unusually warm winter, with some temperatures hitting the high-50s.

08/13/2015

The Breitling Jet Team performs at an air show in China. (Photo credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Hot Temps Blowing In Ahead Of The Air & Water Show This Weekend

Chicago is heating up just in time for the Air & Water Show on the lakefront this weekend, though there is a chance for a few spotty showers.

08/13/2015

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With Most Tornado Damage Fixed, Grayslake Central H.S. Ready For New School Year

Less than two weeks after being hit by a tornado, Grayslake Central High School was set to open its new school year on Thursday.

08/12/2015

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Scattered Storms To Roll Through Monday Afternoon

According to the National Weather Service, isolated showers and storms will be moving southeast throughout the afternoon.

08/10/2015

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