Storms Possible This Weekend

Weekend radar shows warm temps, periods of heavy showers and a few area thunderstorms

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    Grab an umbrella on your way out the door this weekend.

    Scattered showers could develop as early as Friday afternoon, and an isolated thunderstorm is possible in the evening, NBC Chicago meteorologist Andy Avalos said. 

    The weekend radar shows rain returning Saturday, with periods of heavy showers and a few area thunderstorms becoming strong to severe. Temperatures soar, though, reaching into the low 70s.

    Sunday remains mild and rainy. Highs could vary from the upper 60s north of Chicago to mid-70s south. It stays mostly cloudy, though, with showers and a few thunderstorms possible in the morning and storms more likely in the afternoon and evening. 

    As a cold front moves through, temps likely will fall Sunday afternoon. More thunderstorms are expected at night, some strong to severe.