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.


Grayslake Central High School (Source: Facebook/GCHS)

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.


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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.


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Slight Risk Of Rain Friday And Sunday, But Mostly Lovely Weather This Weekend

While there will be a slight chance of showers Friday evening, and a small risk of thunderstorms on Sunday, most of this weekend should have ideal summer conditions.


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Cold Start To Summer A Distant Memory After 3-Week String Of Warm Temps

The official temperature in Chicago hit 82 degrees shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday at O’Hare. According to the National Weather Service, the city’s streak of temperatures reaching 80 degrees or more has reached three weeks.. That trend is likely to continue at least through the middle of next week.


Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What Can We Expect From Fall, Winter Weather?

CBS 2’s Megan Glaros says there may be a few surprises ahead.


A funnel cloud spotted north of Libertyville. (Credit: Lake County EMA)

NWS Says Lake County Tornado Developed Too Quickly To Give Out Advanced Warning

The National Weather service says the tornado developed too quickly to give people in its path advance warning.


Roof damage at Grayslake Central High School after an Aug. 2 tornado. (Credit: CBS)

NWS: Damage In Grayslake Caused By EF-1 Tornado

Severe storms swept through the Chicago area Sunday afternoon and evening, leaving a path of destruction in its wake.


A dome covering athletic fields in Rosemont collapses from the thunderstorms. (Credit: Doug Meffley)

Lollapalooza Resumes As Thunderstorms Move Through Chicago Area

The Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park is suspended as the area is under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.


CBS Chicago weather forecast.

Chance For Severe Weather Sunday Afternoon

(CBS) — Sunday is set to be another warm day for the Chicago area, but there is a chance for some severe weather in the afternoon and evening. Sunday’s high is 89 degrees. The National […]


CBS Chicago weather forecast.

Hot, Sunny Weather For Chicago Area Saturday With Thunderstorms Overnight

Saturday will be a hot, mostly sunny day for the Chicago area, with thunderstorms moving into the area in the overnight hours.


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.


Forecast Highs

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.