By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– It’s going to be a warm and sunny Easter Sunday!

Sunday’s temperatures will be near 70s degrees. Areas near the lake will be a bit cooler.

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Temperatures in the 70’s will continue across the area through Tuesday, with Monday potentially being the warmest day of 2021 so far.

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Rain and thunderstorm chances return to the forecast Wednesday and Thursday.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff