By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– It’s going to a rainy weekend and week ahead.

Friday will be a warm day with temperatures near 80 degrees and heavy rain and thunderstorms expected. Periods of heavy rain will move across the area Friday morning, tapering off for the afternoon.

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Another round of heavy rain is expected later at night and into Saturday.

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A Flash Food Watch is in effect through Saturday morning with three to five inches of rain expected.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff