By Mary Kay Kleist

CHICAGO (CBS) — After a low of 68 Tuesday night with mostly clear conditions, Wednesday begins partly sunny and mild with southwest winds increasing throughout the day.

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This flow will pull muggy air our way. The high for Wednesday is 87.

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There is a late-day storm chance near the Wisconsin state line, and better storm coverage across much of Wisconsin.

Dewpoint Forecast: 07.13.21

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But a few storms may cross the line into the northernmost part of the Chicago area.

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Storm chances increase Wednesday night and especially on Thursday as multiple rounds of rain move through.

Precipitation Chances: 07.13.21

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Strong or severe storms are possible from late day Wednesday through Thursday evening.

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7 Day Forecast: 07.13.21

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The high for Thursday is 84.

Mary Kay Kleist