Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE PRECIPITATION INDICATOR RADAR] is all clear at about 9:00 a.m. The next chance of precipitation is rain and thunderstorms after midnight Saturday/Sunday. Some areas could see rain and thundershowers as early as1:00 p.m. Saturday.
Satellite images [UNISYS Midwest IR SAT] show clear skies over northern Illinois. Clouds are not expected to increase until after 2:00 a.m. Saturday.
— NBC's Storm Team 5 (@NBCStormTeam5) April 11, 2014
NBC STORM TEAM 5 outlook for today.
TODAY Sunrise: 6:16 a.m. Sunset: 7:28 p.m.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66 at 4:00 p.m.. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon about 1:00 p.m. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 46 at 6:00 a.m. Saturday. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph between noon and 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 59 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 63. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 34. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
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