CHICAGO (CBS) — The low for Thursday night is 49 with showers.
Gusty winds off the lake will create dangerous rip currents and high waves for the opening day of Chicago’s beaches Friday. A beach hazards statement is up through Saturday.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Storms Headed Our Way After Midnight; Damaging Winds And Heavy Rain Possible
It will be windy and wet for Friday – we are only hoping to hit 50 degrees. But many areas will hold in the 40s all day.READ MORE: Years After Promise Of $100,000 From State And Photo-Op Prop Check, AMVETS Post 14 In Clinton, Illinois Has Not Seen A Dime
A dry pattern develops Saturday. But even with sunny conditions, there will still be hazardous swimming conditions due to the high wave action and rip current risk.MORE NEWS: Some Residents Say A Bears Move To Arlington Heights Would Benefit Community, Others Say It Would Bring Unwelcome Traffic And Crowds
The high for Saturday is 63, Sunday 70. On Memorial Day, it turns cloudy with a high of 73.