CHICAGO (CBS) — An upper-level system is just north of St. Louis and very slowly drifting northward. Rain will keep increasing from the south.
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According to CBS 2 meteorologist, due to the high moisture content, heavy downpours are possible. We also have the chance for a few skinny funnel clouds mainly south of I-80 until sunset.
This system will be overhead Friday, so the pattern stays the same. It does move away for the weekend as temperatures warm up.
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TONIGHT: Scattered downpours, isolated thunderstorms and patchy fog. Low 63.
FRIDAY: Passing showers and isolated thunderstorms. High 71.
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SUNDAY: Partly cloudy. Breezy. High 83. Sprinkles after dark.