Chicago weather radar: Scattered showers soak Chicago area ahead of holiday weekend

Severe weather outlook upgraded to 'slight,' Storm Prediction Center says
CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago weather forecast calls for scattered showers slowly moving through the area overnight, with a marginal risk for severe weather..

Conditions were warm and muggy Thursday as temperatures rise into the 70s.

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The Storm Prediction Center has the Chicago area's risk for severe weather at "marginal," or level one out of five.

Scattered showers will move through the area overnight, More rain is expected, especially south, Friday morning at the start of the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

WATCH | Tornado warnings issued across Chicago area Wednesday
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ABC7 Meteorologist Larry Mowry describes the features of storms capable of producing tornadoes as they blew through the Chicago area Wednesday afternooon.



Wednesday rotating storms prompted several tornado warnings across the area.

No touchdowns were reported, but parts of Kane, Lake and McHenry counties saw over two inches of rain.

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