As warmth is shunted to the east of Chicago, the city will end up in a zone of frequent showers and thunderstorms during much of the week.
Mother's Day may be the least rainiest of the next several days but a shower or thunderstorm is possible at any time.
There is the risk of locally severe thunderstorms later Sunday night through Monday night. People are urged to stay up to date with watches and warnings as they are issued.
The storms may bring damaging wind gusts, flash flooding and remote chance of a tornado.
Cooler air will settle over the region during the middle and latter part of the week.
With even colder air aloft creating an unstable atmosphere, there will be the risk of pop-up showers and spotty thunderstorms most days Tuesday through Friday.
A pair of tropical threats will target areas from China and Taiwan to Guam this week.
A flesh-eating bacteria that thrives in warm seas has killed one person in Sarasota County, Florida, according to the Florida Department of Health.
A couple enjoying serene waters and lush landscapes as the perfect selfie background were shocked when a burst of lightning struck the trees behind them, erupting in a ball of fire.
Trouble is brewing for people with outdoor plans and travel along the Atlantic coast this weekend in the form of drenching rain and thunderstorms.
A mudslide in western India has destroyed at least 40 homes and may have buried over 150 people.
After comfortable and nice conditions for most of this week, Atlanta area residents can expect humidity to return for the weekend.
Gulf Coast (1995)
Tropical storm Dean entered the Texas coast near Galveston, TX. Galveston reported a wind gust of 51 mph, but just 0.54" of rain. Coastal roads were flooded across Louisiana.
Las Vegas, NV (1998)
2.50 inches of rain in 1 hour.
Greenville, SC (2004)
Heavy rain causes nearby river to crest at 19.2 feet, the second highest crest ever.