Possible Stormy Memorial Day Weekend Ahead for Chicago: Chance of Thunderstorms 


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Chicago, IL – The Chicago area might face a stormy Memorial Day weekend, with possible thunderstorms threatening holiday plans.

According to the National Weather Service, the weather outlook for Memorial Day weekend includes a mix of sunshine and potential thunderstorms. The weekend kicks off with a warm and sunny Friday, featuring highs between 80 and 84 degrees. However, the pleasant weather may be disrupted by scattered thunderstorms starting Friday evening.

Saturday’s forecast predicts partly cloudy skies with temperatures reaching 77 degrees. While the day may start off mild, the chances of rain increase towards the afternoon, particularly in areas closer to Lake Michigan, where temperatures will be slightly cooler.

Sunday brings a higher likelihood of thunderstorms, particularly in the afternoon and evening. Highs are expected to range from 69 to 76 degrees, with cooler temperatures near the lake. These conditions could lead to significant rainfall and gusty winds, potentially impacting outdoor activities and events.


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