By Robb Ellis

CHICAGO (CBS)– Conditions are changing as a cold front approaches. After record highs this afternoon, a line of gusty storms is expected to move through this evening. Behind the front, temperatures tumble to November norms.

Tuesday’s temperatures already have broken the record for Nov. 10, hitting 72 by 11 a.m., topping the old record of 71. It’s the third day in a row Chicago has set a new record high temperature.

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By the late afternoon, thunderstorms arrive and could be strong to severe with gusty winds.

A Wind Advisory is currently in place for the entire Chicago area until 10 p.m.


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A line of gusty storms is expected to move in through the west starting around 4 p.m., and pass quickly through the city, likely clearing out by 9 p.m. Storms may lead to severe thunderstorm warnings or an isolated tornado warning.

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Showers wrap up Tuesday night as temperatures drop dramatically to the upper 30s.

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Temperatures will drop to the 40s and 50s through next week, with clear skies.