• Friday

    Aug 29

    85°Lo 71°

    A t-storm in spots; warmer

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
    • Precip
      45%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      89°
    more
  • Saturday

    Aug 30

    83°Lo 67°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    • Precip
      61%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      88°
    more
  • Sunday

    Aug 31

    82°Lo 71°

    Partly sunny, a shower; humid

    Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      89°
    more
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Thunderstorms Make a Return to Chicago

August 28, 2014; 7:22 AM ET

Thunderstorms and showers will persist in the Chicago area throughout the week and into the upcoming weekend. more >

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