CHICAGO (CBS) — A gloomy forecast for the weekend, with showers, and possibly some severe thunderstorms on Saturday.

As rain, which is currently locked to the south, begins to work up into the Chicago area, temperatures will also begin to rise.

Highs are expected in the 70s on Saturday, but rain could get heavy in the afternoon in some locations.

The rain will linger into Sunday.

As for the remainder of Friday, clouds are expected to give way to some sunshine in the afternoon, with temperatures in the mid-50s