Fall in Chicago Credit: Flickr/Erik Cooper

CHICAGO — This week will start off warm in Chicago, but colder temperatures are on the way.

Monday is expected to see rain and thunderstorms in the morning and early afternoon and to be breezy with wind gusts up to 40 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The expected high temperature for the day is 66 degrees.

The rain will disappear Tuesday and Wednesday, which are expected to be sunnier, according to the National Weather Service. Tuesday could hit 70 degrees and be breezy, while Wednesday is expected to hit 71 with some wind.

Thursday has a chance for rain again in the morning, but the expected high temperature will drop to 55 degrees. A freeze is possible in some parts overnight.

And Friday will be sunny, but it’ll be even chillier, only getting as warm as 51 degrees and getting as chilly as 37 degrees overnight.

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