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Chicago’s Forecast: Windy and Much Warmer

A Few Strong To Severe Storms Possible Late

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Today: Clouds break for more sunshine; windy, much warmer and more humid. Scattered showers and storms possible late afternoon or evening. A few storms may become strong to severe, especially south and in NW Indiana. Should these storms occur, golf ball size hail and damaging winds to 70 mph will be possible. These storms are not a certainty, check back for updates. Highs between 75 to 80 degrees making this the warmest day of the year. Wind: SW 10 to 20 with gusts to 30 mph.

Tonight: Any showers and storms end in NW Indiana will end by midnight, otherwise clouds decrease as it turns cooler overnight. Mid to upper 40s north to low 50s south. Wind: SW shifting NW 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy; still quite mild for the season, but much lighter wind. Showers develop late afternoon in far NW areas then sweep southeast into NW Indiana through the evening with embedded thunder possible. Highs in the upper 60s to low 70s, but cooler along the lakefront. Temps will cool into the 50s through the evening.

Thursday: Partly sunny with a few sprinkles possible; quite windy and much cooler. Highs in the mid to upper 40s.

Friday: Mostly sunny, continued chilly, but with lighter winds. Highs in the mid to upper 40s.

Saturday: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy with showers possible in far southwest and southern counties during the day. Highs in the low to mid 50s.

Sunday: Partly to mostly cloudy, breezy and chilly with rain showers, possibly mixed with snow in far northwest counties. Highs upper 40s to low 50s.

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Monday: Mostly sunny, windy and chilly. Highs in the mid to upper 40s.

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