Cool, Windy Weather Heading Into Weekend, Warmer Temps Next WeekThe cool, windy weather that has had Chicagoans bundling up in sweaters and jackets most of the week was expected to continue through Saturday, before temperatures start returning to normal early next week.
Warm Start To Week, But Cold Front Brings Fall Temps Starting TuesdayThe normal high for September 28 is 70 degrees, according to the National Weather Service, and it was already 68 at Midway by 6:15 a.m. Monday’s high was expected to reach about 80 degrees, which is closer to normal for mid-June or late August than the end of September.
Pleasant Start To Fall For Chicago AreaTemperatures should be above average all week in Chicago, making for a warm and sunny start to fall. On Wednesday, the first day of autumn, the high should be about 79.
Warm And Breezy Start For Thursday; Storms Roll Through At NightEnjoy the warm sunny weather while it lasts. Showers and storms will be moving into the Chicago area Thursday night, and the summer-like temperatures will be gone by the weekend.
Summer-Like Stretch To Continue Until This WeekendA warming trend continued for the Chicago area on Tuesday, as temperatures were expected to feel more like August or July, before more autumn-like weather returns this weekend.
Thursday Afternoon Storms Bringing Cooler TempsThough the storms were not expected to be severe, the National Weather Service said they will bring occasional heavy downpours and lightning strikes, as well as gusty winds.
Heavy Downpours Bring Warning About Possible FloodingAs a band of thunderstorms brought torrential rains to parts of the Chicago area early Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service cautioned about the potential for flooding along local streams, and on streets in urban areas.
Hot Start To September Coming To An End As Storms Move Through Chicago AreaAccording to the National Weather Service, the first seven days of September were the fourth warmest on record for Chicago, and it was the warmest first week of September in 55 years.
Hot And Steamy Labor Day Weekend For Chicago AreaHot and steamy conditions that have been the norm all week in Chicago should continue through Labor Day, with highs in the upper 80s or low 90s each of the next four days.
Hot And Muggy Week Ahead For Chicago AreaMeteorological fall might start Tuesday, but summer weather isn’t gone just yet, as it will be hot and muggy in the Chicago area for the next seven days, with several days reaching or flirting with 90 degrees or higher.
Calm And Cool Week Ahead For ChicagoMost of this will be a bit on the cool side for August, with temperatures feeling more like fall.
July Was Hottest Month On Record; 2015 Might Be Hottest YearThe weather in Chicago might have been about average last month, but July saw the highest average global temperatures of any month on record, and 2015 is on pace to be the warmest year on record as well.