April 20, 2014; 3:12 AM ET
It will be a partly sunny and warm Easter day across Chicago. more >
Noticeably cooler weather on the way Tuesday Details >
Apr 20, 2014; 5:59 AM ET Noticeably cooler weather on the way Tuesday
Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
While remaining on a localized level through Tuesday, severe weather will ramp up across the Plains on Wednesday.
Throughout the United States, the greatest potential for the weather to disrupt outdoor plans and festivities on Easter Sunday exists across the Plains.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States