CHICAGO (CBS) — We’ll be turning up the heat and humidity this holiday weekend in the Chicago area.

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Expect plenty of sunshine Saturday and Sunday, but increasing humidity will make it feel muggier. Heat index values by Sunday will be at least in the middle 90s.

The next decent chance of rain does not come until Monday night into Tuesday when scattered showers and storms are possible.

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Scattered showers and storms are also a possibility for Wednesday. Temperatures will cool by Wednesday with highs back into the 70s.

Forecast: 
Saturday: Sunny skies, a bit breezy. Highs in the upper 80s
Saturday night: Clear skies. Low near 70
Extended: Dry through Monday, but scattered showers and storms possible Monday night into Tuesday and Wednesday. Cooling off by Wednesday with highs back in the 70s

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff