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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
428 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014 /528 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014/

SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND
NORTHWEST INDIANA LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE STORMS THAT MOVED
THROUGH NORTHERN ILLINOIS SATURDAY MORNING PRODUCED HAIL UP TO TWO
INCHES AND WIND GUSTS OF AROUND 70 MPH. TEMPERATURES MADE IT INTO
THE UPPER 70S TO LOW 80S. ON FRIDAY...ROCKFORD AND CHICAGO BOTH
REACHED 70 DEGREES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE YEAR. TODAY CHICAGO
REACHED 80 DEGREES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE YEAR.

MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AND
TONIGHT. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP COULD BE STRONG TO
SEVERE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 IN ILLINOIS. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE
QUITE MILD FOR MID APRIL WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S AND LOWER
60S. A STRONG STORM SYSTEM DEVELOPING OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
WILL LIFT NORTHEAST AND BRING PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AGAIN ON SUNDAY. VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING THAT COULD CAUSE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND
ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS. THE HIGHEST RAIN TOTALS WILL BE ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ILLINOIS WHERE UP TO 3 INCHES OF
RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL BE IN THE MID 60S
NEAR THE WISCONSIN BORDER TO THE MID 70S SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80. MUCH
COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN ON THE BACKSIDE OF THE STORM SUNDAY
NIGHT. THE SYSTEM WILL DEPART EAST ON MONDAY WITH SOME LINGERING
MORNING RAIN. IT WILL BE WINDY AND UNSEASONABLY COLD...WITH HIGHS
MAINLY IN THE LOWER AND MID 40S.



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