Chicago Weather Alert: harsh storms later this afternoon

Chicago Weather Alert: harsh storms later this afternoon

CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s a WEATHER ALERT day for the possibility of harsh storms in the late afternoon.


We begin Saturday with some showers and a few thunderstorms that wrap up around noon. Moderate rain is possible at times. We don’t expect any harsh storms this morning.   


Later in the afternoon, there’s a SLIGHT (level 2 of 5) possible to see harsh storms between about 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. The threats include damaging wind, large hail, and a tornado or two. 


Sunday sees partly sunny skies, colder temps, and a slight chance for some late-day sprinkles.


Normal High- 65

Friday’s High- 64

Today’s Expected High- 68

Sunrise- 5:49am


Today- Showers and a few thundershowers this AM, harsh storms possible this afternoon. Breezy. High of 68.

Tonight- Showers taper off after midnight. Low of 52.

Sunday- Partly sunny, breezy, and cooler. High of 56. A stray shower possible by afternoon.

CBS 2 Ed Curran

Ed Curran serves as a meteorologist and reporter for CBS2 Chicago.

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