July 22, 2014; 2:17 AM ET
Cooler air will persist across the Chicago area into the weekend but temperatures will spike into next week. more >
Sun and some clouds with a couple of showers, mainly early in the day
Clear to partly cloudy
Rises at 5:48 AM with 14:17 of sunlight, then sets at 8:05 PM
Rises at 2:16 PM with 10:20 of moolight, then sets at 12:36 AM
Crews recovered the body of a teenager who had been swimming in far north suburban Third Lake, near Grayslake.
In an effort to cut down the time it takes to scan storms in order to alert the public of tornadoes and severe storms, the National Weather Service made small but potentially life-saving adjustments to their radar operations.Read Story >