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Daily thunderstorms, hot, humid days on the way – NBC Chicago

Don’t let the low humidity fool you, Chicago – heat and “feels-like” temperatures around 100 degrees are on the way, along with daily chances for intermittent showers and thunderstorms, the NBC 5 Storm Team said.

Thursday was expected to remain mostly dry, NBC 5 meteorologist Kevin Jeanes said, although some areas could see an isolated rain or thunderstorm as the day wore on. Thursday’s high temperature was expected to reach 80 degrees, with cooler readings along the lake.

Friday was expected to be warmer but comfortable, Jeanes said, with a high of 84 degrees. Along the lake, temperatures were again expected to be cooler, Jeanes said.

On Saturday, Jeanes said, heat was expected to build, with a high of 88 degrees and rising humidity.

“I think we’re going to feel the humidity get a little bit higher throughout Saturday,” Jeanes said of the dew points expected to arrive.

Saturday also brings the chance for several rounds of thunderstorms, starting in the morning, Jeanes said.

Things will feel even warmer over the weekend, with humidity expected to peak on Sunday and last for three days.

“It’s going to be hot and very humid for a few days next week,” Jeanes said, “The hottest and most humid days look to be Sunday through Tuesday.”

According to Jeanes, Sunday’s high temperature was expected to be 93, although the humidity will make it feel more like 100. Monday will also see a high of 93, Jeanes said, although the humidity was expected to be even higher, with a “feel-like ” ” temperature of 101 degrees is expected.

On Tuesday, temperatures will drop slightly, Jeanes said, into the upper 80s. But humidity will remain high, Jeanes said, with temperatures feeling more like the mid-90s.

Daily chances for multiple storms were also possible, beginning Saturday and lasting through Wednesday. However, timing is still too early to determine, Jeanes said.

“Several rounds these days,” Jeanes said. “Some storms may be during the night, early morning. Others may be in the evening.”

The latest seven-day forecast for the Chicago area can be found here.

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