By John Dodge
CHICAGO (CBS) — Here’s a mind-blowing factoid: This weekend will feel 120 degrees warmer than it did just over four months ago.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: A Few Sprinkles Overnight
The National Weather Service points out that back in mid January Chicago was suffering through a wind chill warning, with temperatures that felt like 40 below zero.
The only warning this weekend: Be sure to wear a good sun block.READ MORE: Video From Police Shooting That Killed Adam Toledo To Be Released On Thursday, COPA Says
Saturday’s forecast calls for plenty of sun and temperatures in the 80s, although a bit cooler near the lake.
However, the Lake Michigan water temperature remains chilly, with an average in the high 50s.
May will also be the first time since October to not finish below average for temperatures.MORE NEWS: Five Things We Know About The Adam Toledo Police Shooting Case
After Saturday, temperatures will remain in the 80s for several days, but there is a chance of rain and thunderstorms.