July 29, 2015; 10:45 AM ET
The Chicago area will have pleasant weather conditions heading into the weekend. more >
A blend of sun and clouds
Partly cloudy with a couple of showers
Rises at 5:50 AM with 14:17 of sunlight, then sets at 8:07 PM
Rises at 11:23 PM with 13:46 of moolight, then sets at 1:09 PM
Nov 12, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The UV index has been around since the early 1990s. It was created to help you plan outdoor activities in hopes to limit overexposure to the sun. Jeannette Calle has more.