Thunderstorms Possible for Chicago

By Mark Leberfinger, Staff Writer
May 09, 2014; 1:08 AM
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A rise in temperatures in the Chicago area could lead to strong storms on Thursday.

Thunderstorms, some heavy, could impact Thursday night's series finale between the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. The finale is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. CDT at U.S. Cellular Field.

Anyone with outdoor activities should be aware of changing weather conditions and seek shelter if they hear thunder.

It will be breezy and more humid Thursday with a high in the low to mid-80s.

The thunderstorm threat will continue into Friday morning, but the afternoon should become drier with a high in the upper 70s.

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It will remain mild for the weekend with highs Saturday and Sunday in the low 70s. A chance of showers is possible on Sunday.

Another round of showers and thunderstorms could impact the city on Monday.


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