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Late-Week Thunderstorms in Store for Chicago

By Kevin Byrne, Staff Writer
July 31, 2014; 2:58 AM ET

Thunderstorms will move into the Chicago area later this week, and the threat for storms will remain into the weekend.

On Thursday the Chicago Cubs will host the Colorado Rockies for the 1:20 p.m. matinee of the four game series. There could be weather delays, due to thunderstorms in parts of the area.

The chance for showers and thunderstorms will remain on Friday and Saturday as highs hover around 80 F.

For those attending the Lollapalooza Music Festival from Aug. 1-3 at Grant Park, the storms could be a detriment. Concertgoers who hear thunder should seek shelter immediately.

Conditions look good for the last day of the festival, as highs remain in the low 80s along with partly sunny skies.

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A spotty shower or thunderstorm can dampen the area on Saturday as a disturbance moves through.

By Sunday, the disturbance will move away with drier and sunnier weather moving in.

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