Weather Updates

More rain, storms possible for rest of Labor Day

After a drizzly start to Labor Day, the Chicago area could see more rain and possibly a thunderstorm later Monday, forecasters said.

The storms likely won’t be severe, but could bring locally heavy rainfall and isolated strong winds up to 60 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service in Romeoville.

Scattered storms were expected Monday morning, and could develop again in the afternoon, the weather service said.

Most of the metropolitan area won’t see any severe weather, but Downstate and parts of northwest Indiana are at a slight risk for severe thunderstorms, according to NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center.

Storms capable of producing very heavy rainfall and potential flash flooding would most likely happen south of I-80, the weather service said.

The rest of the day will be warm and breezy, with highs in the lower 80s and winds between 10 and 20 miles per hour. Monday night brings another chance of showers and thunderstorms and lows in the mid-60s, the weather service said.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with highs around 80 and lows in the lower 60s, the weather service said.

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