Chicago Weather: Thunderstorms, lightning add to hot weather for the holiday

CHICAGO (WLS) -- It was a hot Fourth of July for much of the Chicago area, with some scattered storms.

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Temperatures were higher inland with highs in the lows 90s and heat indices between 102-107 degrees. It was cooler by the lake with a high of 87.

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On Thursday, there is a marginal risk for severe weather, primarily for the southern two thirds of the Chicago area.

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