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WEATHER – Showers and thunderstorms especially early. Cloudy skies late. Highs in the mid-50s.

Forecast Summary

Meteorologist Jeff Eno

STORMS ROLLING THRU EARLY HAVE ALREADY TRIGGERED SEVERE WARNINGS FOR QUARTER SIZED HAIL…THE STORMS WILL PUSH EAST AND TAPER OFF THRU THE MORNING

Today | Showers and thunderstorms especially early. Cloudy skies late. High low to mid-50s

Tonight | Partly to mostly cloudy. Low near 35

Tuesday | Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High near 50…maybe a stray afternoon shower

Wednesday | Sunny and cold. High 36

Thursday | Chance of afternoon showers. Highs in the mid to upper 40s

Friday | Mostly cloudy and windy. High 64…a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms thru the afternoon

WEATHER – Damaging winds and large hail with some storms. High 78F.

Forecast Summary

Meteorologist Ray Stagich
WLS-AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Heavy rain in spots first this morning. Most of it west and south. SEVERE weather with Tornadoes late today and tonight.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JUNE 22 2016 – SUNRISE 517 AM CDT SUNSET 831 PM CDT
JUNE 23 2016 – SUNRISE 517 AM CDT SUNSET 831 PM CDT

FFWATCH 10AM WEDNESDAY – RAINFALL RATES UP TO 1″-2″ PER HOUR POSSIBLE

Today | Variable clouds with thunderstorms – possibly severe this afternoon. Damaging winds and large hail with some storms. High 78F. SSW winds shifting to ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.

Tonight | Thunderstorms, some strong early, then cloudy skies after midnight. Damaging winds and large hail with some storms. Low 64F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Tomorrow | Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. Slight chance of a rain shower. High near 75F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow night | Clear skies. Low 58F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.

Friday | Sunny. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Saturday | Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Sunday | Thunderstorms. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

Monday | Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 60s.

Tuesday | Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

WEATHER – Damaging winds and large hail with some storms. High 88F.

Meteorologist Ray Stagich
WLS Weather Forecast
Monday, July13th, 2015

StormRisk-CST-0409151-300x210

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1AM MONDAY THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 408
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
410 AM CDT MON JUL 13 2015

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 408 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IL. ILLINOIS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:
BOONE BUREAU CARROLL
COOK DE KALB DUPAGE
GRUNDY JO DAVIESS KANE
KENDALL LAKE LA SALLE
LEE MCHENRY OGLE
PUTNAM STEPHENSON WHITESIDE
WILL WINNEBAGO

2 ROUNDS OF POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS. THE FIRST INTO PARTS OF MONDAY MORNING; THE SECOND ROUND MONDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING.

LARGE HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS, FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE IN BOTH THESE EVENTS. ISOLATED TORNADOES ALSO POSSIBLE DURING THE PM HOURS MONDAY.

More storms possbile on Tuesday…..

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 13 2015 – SUNRISE 5:28 AM CDT SUNSET 8:27 PM CDT
JULY 14 2015 – SUNRISE 5:28 AM CDT SUNSET 8:26 PM CDT

Today | Strong thunderstorms likely. Damaging winds and large hail with some storms. Heavy rain coming in two rounds….one in the morning and one this afternoon. High 88F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near an inch. With locally higher totals.

Tonight | Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms during the evening. A few storms may be severe. Low 69F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tomorrow | Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. High 81F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Tomorrow night | A few clouds. Low around 60F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday | A few clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

Thursday | Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Friday | Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

 

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WEATHER – A few storms may be severe. High 71F.

Meteorologist Ray Stagich
Monday, May 4th, 2015

Thunderstorms could contain heavy rainfall. Some strong to severe storms possible Monday with wind and small hail.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 4 2015………..SUNRISE 544 AM CDT SUNSET 753 PM CDT
MAY 5 2015………..SUNRISE 543 AM CDT SUNSET 754 PM CDT

Today | Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. High 71F. Cooler by the lake. WSW winds shifting to NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tonight | Cloudy with rain developing after midnight. Low 49F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

Tomorrow | Cloudy. Periods of rain early. Thunder possible. High 62F. Cooler by the lake. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Tomorrow night | Cloudy with occasional showers. Thunder possible. Low 52F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Wednesday | Clouds giving way to sun . Highs in the upper 70s (cooler lake) and lows in the low 60s.

Thursday | More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Friday | Afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Thunderstorms expected overnight; could be severe Thursday afternoon

(CHICAGO) The Chicago area can expect thunderstorms Wednesday evening and overnight before the brunt of a storm cell hits Thursday afternoon, possibly packing hail, strong winds and the potential for tornadoes, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

“The main severe threat will come into play Thursday from about 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the possibility of large hail and damaging winds and the possibility of a few tornados,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Birk. “They can’t be ruled out.”

A rapid warm-up will accompany the severe weather. On Wednesday night, it was 39 degrees in the Loop. On Thursday, the temperature will rise into the 70s, Birk said

“Enhanced Risk” for severe storms on Thurs! Learn what this means on graphic. More info here: http://t.co/aWDPqzzGZQ pic.twitter.com/7ukqEJMkSc

— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) April 7, 2015

“There could be quarter-sized hail and larger,” Birk said. “I wouldn’t be surprised if we get a few golf ball-sized, too.”

The storms also carry the potential for flash flooding in city, with up to an inch of rain in some areas.

“It’s hard to say where the brunt will be,” Birk said. “Most of Northern Illinois is in the target area for this severe potential.”

Birk advises people to stay alert and have a plan. “Keep an eye on the sky and have plans of action if we have to issue any warnings for significant weather.”

–Sun-Times

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WEATHER: Storms may produce large hail and strong winds. High 73F.

 


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WLS FORECAST 
Ray Stagich
Thursday, April 9, 2015

A slow moving system keeps t-storms in the forecast through Thursday with Thursday being the highest risk day for severe weather in Chicago. Drier and pleasant weather after that should take us through the upcoming weekend.
DENSE FOG ADVISORY NEAR THE LAKE UNTIL 9AM
Today | Another round of showers and thunderstorms scattered around this morning followed by strong to severe thunderstorms likely this afternoon – heavy downpours are possible. Storms may produce large hail and strong winds. (isolated tornado) High 73F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90%.

Tonight | Windy with scattered thunderstorms early. Then mainly cloudy after midnight. Low 41F.
Winds WSW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

Tomorrow | Partly cloudy skies with gusty winds. High 62F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

Tomorrow night | Mostly clear skies. Low 36F. WNW winds at 15 to 25 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday | Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Sunday | Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 50s.

Monday | More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 50s.