Weather radar [LIVE RADAR] shows thundershowers passing through the area from northwest to southeast. One section is over the northwest suburbs and west side of Chicago now, and a second larger are is in Wisconsin crossing the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.
Brief heavy rain occurred about 4:50 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. this Friday morning. Less than 0.5 inch of rain is expected in Arlington Heights and in the northwest suburbs. Scattered thundershowers are likely through mid-morning, and are likely again today after 1:00 p.m. Heavier rain is expected in southern suburbs later today and tonight.
Pleasant temperatures are again expected through Monday. The best chance for hitting 80°F is today, if any sun breaks through the clouds. Clouds cover most of Illinois today. High humidity is expected overnight.
TODAY Sunrise 5:46 AM, Sunset 8:09 PM
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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