CHICAGO (CBS) — The month of August begins with an average temperature of 84 and closes with an average of 80, but a little cooler temperature is in store for the Chicago area Sunday with mostly sunny skies. Expect temperatures to top out in the upper 70s. Haze is expected through early afternoon due to wildfire smoke.
A north wind willgust to 20 mph, bringing up waves on Lake Michigan. A Beach Hazards Statement is in effect until Monday at 7 a.m. Expect hazardous conditions with waves of 4 to 7 feet.