Hot Today, Warm Weather Through the Week, Then a Mild Labor Day

The weather radar [LIVE RADAR] is clear in northern Illinois. There are storms indicated over the north half of Lake Michigan. Dense cirrus clouds related to the storm system to the north are overhead. The cirrus clouds have the potential to keep temperatures a little lower than expected. If the clouds clear out by this afternoon, we will hit 95°F.

There’s a slight chance of storms between 7:00 p.m. Tuesday and 6:00 a.m. Wednesday. Heavy downpours are possible, but overall little precipitation is expected. Wind gusts are expected between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Clouds are expected to decrease until about 5:00 p.m., and then increase about 7:00 p.m.

Today Sunrise: 6:13 AM Sunset: 7:33 PM
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph.

Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88.

Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

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Midwest Cloud Cover


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