Late in the afternoon, more widespread thunderstorms were expected to develop in west and northwest IL, with severe weather forecast in the Chicago area from 8 p.m.to midnight Thursday, potentially affecting the Cubs' evening game against the Pirates.
The clouds will give way to sun by early afternoon treating central Pennsylvania to comfortably warm Saturday.
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Rain should move out Monday morning and clouds will clear out through midday. Heavy rain will also accompany the storms and potentially gusty winds both ahead of the line and within the storms.
The Storm Prediction Center has the Interstate 65 corridor in a slight risk for storms, while areas along the Plateau are under an enhanced risk. Much better chances for rain return to the mountains on Thursday with our next frontal system. The heaviest rain should hold off until tomorrow late in the evening when another disturbance is expected to move in.
Afternoon temperatures for Monday will be in the 50s under partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies. Downpours may occur with storms, but total amounts should be manageable.More news: It is official! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie single again
The threat for strong storms will quickly end from west to east early Sunday morning, likely before dawn. Expect afternoon temperatures in the 70s for the second half of the weekend.
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