Sunday Forecast: Heat index temps to feel close to 100, storms likely

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Sunday will see hazy sunshine with increasing clouds in the afternoon. Breezy, hot and humid. Highs in the low 90s with a heat index temps 95-100 degrees. 

The National Storm Prediction Center predicts a Severe Thunderstorm Watch will be issued over portions of western and southern Illinois this afternoon. If the complex of storms holds together, it could impact our area early this evening and continue into the late overnight hours.

Sunday night will be mostly cloudy, showers and thunderstorms likely. Some could have strong gusty winds and hail. Low of 72

Monday will start with possible showers and storms in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a chance of afternoon showers and storms. Cooler temps but still muggy.  High near 85, near 80 lakeside. 

Full forecast details and extended outlook at the WGN Weather Center blog

Very muggy and hot the next few days. Peak heat index temperatures mid-week could end up being 100+ degrees. Showers and t-storms are possible each afternoon. A more comfortable weather pattern looks to arrive at the end of the week. Normal: 84/66

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