CHICAGO (CBS) — As light showers depart, clouds decrease and the warming begins.
According to CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist, it’ll be breezy Wednesday with southerly winds 15-25 mph, gusting to 30 mph.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warmer Temps Return This Week
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.
Thursday night through Saturday, expect waves of rain and embedded thunderstorms.READ MORE: With Eviction Moratorium Over, Many Chicagoans In Need Of Rental Assistance Are Still In Limbo
At this time, a flooding risk may be the main hazard.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy, breezy. Low 66.
THURSDAY: Showers and thunderstorms. High 82.MORE NEWS: Arab Americans in Illinois Will Finally Be Counted When They Get Their Vaccine
FRIDAY: Heavy downpours. Thunder at times. High 80.