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Severe storms moving through the Midwest were expected to bring heavy rain, large hail, damaging winds, and possibly some tornadoes to the Chicago area on Thursday, with the heaviest storm activity hitting Thursday afternoon.
The National Weather Service has modified the way it categorizes the anticipated risk of severe weather.
Thunderstorms could fire up later in the day, bringing heavy rain, lightning, and hail up to the size of pennies, according to the National Weather Service. The threat of storms and hail continue into Thursday as temperatures soar to a high of about 70.
It is set to be a warm and breezy Easter Sunday for the Chicago area.
There will be plenty of sun this Easter weekend as temperatures as the Chicago area starts to warm up.
Forecasts call for very little chance of any precipitation over the Easter weekend, and Sunday could bring temperatures in the low 60s, with partly sunny and slightly breezy conditions.
While no severe storms are expected anytime soon, showers and scattered thunderstorms are possible through much of the afternoon on Friday, though conditions should be dry by the afternoon rush. More rain is likely Friday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros reports it should be a very sunny and beautiful first day of April, with a high temperature of about 71 degrees.
Spring weather finally seems to be here to stay, after it seemed like someone forgot to show Old Man Winter the door.
Thirty thousand people signed up for what turned out to be a windy Shamrock Shuffle.
The thermometer may disagree, but a lot of people are gearing up for the coming boating season.
Temperatures continue to be below normal for the Chicago area, with a high of 36 degrees on Saturday.
Spring just keeps hitting the snooze button on us.
The trucks will focus on arterial streets, Lake Shore Drive, hills, bridge decks, overpasses and “other vital public safety locations” early Friday, according to a statement from the department.
According to the National Weather Service, 5.8 inches of snow fell at O’Hare International Airport during Monday’s snowstorm, bringing the official total for the month to 6.5 inches. The average snowfall for March in Chicago is 5.6 inches.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Below are the total snow fall amounts measured by National Weather Service observers on Monday, March 24, 2015: Monday’s snowstorm was the latest in the year Chicago has had more than 5 […]
Many golfers have been starting to scratch that spring itch in the past week, that is, until the snow that dropped on the Chicago area Monday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until noon. Forecasters predicted up to 2 to 4 inches of snow north of Interstate 80, and 3 to 5 inches north of a line from Dixon to Waukegan.
A light snowfall starting in the overnight hours could make for a messy rush hour commute Monday morning. About one to two inches of snow are expected by Monday morning.