By Mary Kay Kleist

CHICAGO (CBS) — Impressive winds were seen along a front that passed through the area Thursday evening.

Max Wind Gusts: 04.29.21

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The winds and rain prompted a severe thunderstorm warning for the southwest Cook, south DuPage, northwest Will, and northeast Kendall counties. The strong winds later made their way to the downtown area.

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Skies will clear through the night with a low of 48. Only fair-weather clouds will be around on Friday.

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7 a.m. Friday: 04.29.21

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A gusty wind off the lake will hold temperatures near the shoreline in the upper 40s, with a high of 58 elsewhere.

5 p.m. Friday: 04.29.21

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At A Glance Tomorrrow: 04.29.21

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Winds this weekend become strong out of the southwest and carry summer-like weather to our entire viewing area, even along the lakefront. The high for Saturday is 81, Sunday 82.

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Weekend Forecast: 04.29.21

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Storm chance with sunset on Sunday. Better chance at night with showers lingering through the day Monday.

Mary Kay Kleist