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It is going to be a warm, sunny Saturday for the Chicago area.
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.
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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.
Sunday’s weather is expected to be a big improvement from Saturday, but temperatures are still expected to stay below normal.
The advisory will be in effect from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. Friday for all Chicago-area counties in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana, according to the National Weather Service.
With temperatures expected to dip below freezing early Thursday morning, the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for the Chicago area.
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.
Hold on to your hats. Chicago will live up to its nickname as the Windy City on Tuesday, with gusts of up to 50 miles per hour.
The Chicago area is drying out after some rain showers Monday morning and the rest of the day is forecast to be cloudy and cool.
Some spring showers are forecast for the Chicago area Sunday afternoon.
The Chicago area is set to enjoy warm, mild weather Saturday.
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.
A week after a deadly tornado devastated the small town of Fairdale, there already have been signs of major progress, but lots more work is needed as survivors recover from the storm.
The smells of rain and fresh grass aren’t the only signs of spring. The strong aroma of skunk is frequently in the air.
Last Thursday’s severe weather created a total of 11 tornadoes in Illinois, including the rare EF-4 storm that destroyed much of two small towns west of Chicago.
For nearly a week now, WBBM Newsradio traffic reporter Kris Habermehl has been in the tornado zone near Rockford, serving as a volunteer firefighter.
Video posted on YouTube shows a North Carolina man’s close encounter with one of the powerful tornados that hit Illinois near Rockford last week.
Tom Ciciora has been involved in amateur radio, or ham radio, for more than 40 years. He said, when thunderstorm or tornado warnings are issued by the National Weather Service, amateur radio enthusiasts will head toward areas where it might be worst, using smartphone app radar as a guide.