May 3, 2015; 6:27 PM ET
The month of May has opened the door for warm air to flow into the Chicago area following a cool end to April. more >
Partly sunny and warmer with a brief shower or two
Mainly clear and mild
Rises at 5:41 AM with 14:15 of sunlight, then sets at 7:56 PM
Rises at 10:29 PM with 10:00 of moolight, then sets at 8:29 AM
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.