CHICAGO — Cloudy Wednesday with afternoon showers and thunderstorms, slight severe risk. Winds: S 10-15 G20. High: 52.

Wednesday night: Cloudy tonight with rain and thunderstorms, slightly severe thunderstorm risk. Winds: N 5-10. Low: 43.

Thursday Forecast: It’s looking cloudy, blustery and a bit cooler. Expect showery spells that are heaviest in the morning. When it comes to temps, expect 30’s near the lake and nearly steady temps throughout the Chicagoland area. Winds: North 6-17 mph. High: 42.

Thursday night: Extensive cloudiness that may linger and chilly. Winds: NE 6-15 mph. High: 34.