By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A hot and steamy weekend is ahead for Chicago, with a few storms bringing cooler temperatures and much-needed rain to some areas away from the lake.

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OVERVIEW

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A few showers and thunderstorms developed away from the lake this afternoon, bringing much-needed rain to a lucky few, and providing a brief cool-down.

Those storms prompted a severe thunderstorm warning for DeKalb County from about 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., but those storms have since weakened and dissipated, and no other severe weather alerts are in effect.

Otherwise, most locations are hot and sunny.

Tonight:

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Mostly clear. Isolated storm. Low 70.

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Saturday:

Chance of scattered storms. High 86.

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Sunny and dry weather is expected from Sunday through next week. Temperatures will cool a bit for midweek.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff