US National Weather Service Chicago Illinois
Breezy south winds are expected today with gusts to 35 mph. Very strong, potentially damaging westerly winds develop behind a cold front late tonight and continue into Sunday. Expect frequent gusts up to 45 to 50 mph, with occasional gusts of 55 mph or greater possible. Drivers of high profile vehicles should plan for hazardous travel conditions, especially on north to south roads. Secure or bring loose objects indoors before the strongest winds arrive.