August 1, 2014; 4:57 AM ET
Clouds and the chance for thunderstorms will continue to linger in the Chicago area into the weekend. more >
Mostly cloudy and humid with a shower in the area
Rises at 6:14 AM with 13:26 of sunlight, then sets at 7:40 PM
Rises at 6:21 AM with 13:08 of moolight, then sets at 7:29 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.