CHICAGO (CBS) — As light showers depart, clouds decrease and the warming begins.
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According to CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist, it’ll be breezy Wednesday with southerly winds 15-25 mph, gusting to 30 mph.
This flow will pull warm, moist air into our area. However, this incoming air mass will neither be extremely hot nor humid.
The slow-moving cold front will linger across our area as we start the weekend, and upper-level disturbances will ride along it creating waves of rain.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Early Morning Showers; Mild Day Friday
Thursday night through Saturday, expect waves of rain and embedded thunderstorms.
At this time, a flooding risk may be the main hazard.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy, breezy. Low 66.
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FRIDAY: Heavy downpours. Thunder at times. High 80.