Less Heat, Still Dry, Then Chance Showers and Thunderstorm Approaching And Including The Weekend

No precipitation on weather radar [LIVE RADAR], but low clouds showing. Much of extreme northern Illinois and most of Wisconsin are under cloud cover. Clouds clearing today with clear skies by 5:00 p.m. and temperatures reaching the upper 80s as clouds decrease to about 50-50 at noon. High temperatures near Lake Michigan shore may hold in the 70s. Fog alert (Special Weather Statement) at Lake Michigan lake front this morning.

Heat with Heat Indices near 100°F or even over 100°F will persist downstate, including University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

TODAY Sunrise: 6:14 AM Sunset: 7:31 PM
Cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 84. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

LIVE RADAR | STORM TRACKS | CLOUDS INFRARED SAT | CLOUDS VISIBLE SAT (during daylight)

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Midwest Cloud Cover


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