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Sunny And Comfortable, But Breezy, Afternoon On Tap

The sun is shining brightly and temperatures will be comfortable Thursday afternoon, but you can be sure that the sweltering summer is a memory now.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Lighting Bolt/Strike Generic (Photo credit: ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Wild Weather Night Expected; Strong Winds, Hail, ‘Downpours’ Possible

Torrential downpours, cloud-to-ground lightning, wind gusts in excess of 70 mph, and hail as large as golf balls could all be in store for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana Sunday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.

04/15/2012

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Clear Skies And Mild Temperatures Prevail, But Wind Gusts Bring Fire Risk

Temperatures will be mild and the skies will be cloudless for the rest of the day Monday, but gusty winds have raised concerns about fires raging out of control.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Cold And Windy

Chilly Winds Remind Chicago That It’s Still March

The summerlike spell of 80-plus degree days last week might have led you to forget, but it is, in fact, still March.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Severe Thunderstorm (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

30 Degree Drop Brings Severe Storms Tonight

Just before a 30-degree drop swoops in to cool off the area, Chicago and Northwest Indiana residents will have to put up with thunderstorms that could bring damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph Wednesday night.

06/08/2011