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80-Degree Days Are Coming To Chicago This Week — And Much-Needed Rain Is Expected, Too

There is a chance for several rain showers and thunderstorms during the week, but it'll be sunny and warm in Chicago.

Families splash in Lake Michigan on a hot Friday afternoon at Rainbow Park Beach in South Shore on June 4, 2021.
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CHICAGO — Chicago is in for a warm week, and much-needed rain is expected.

Monday will be sunny and partly breezy, with winds hitting up to 30 mph, according to the National Weather Service. It’ll warm up to a high of 71 degrees.

Tuesday is expected to be sunny with a high temperature of 76 degrees. The wind will die off somewhat, with gusts of up to 15 mph possible.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny and warmer, as it’s expected to hit 80 degrees, according to the weather agency. Wind gusts could hit 25 mph.

Thursday has a chance for rain and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. But the day will be mostly sunny and is expected to warm up to 84 degrees. Rain and thunderstorms are likely overnight.

Friday is expected to see more rain and thunderstorms. But the day will get some sun, and it’ll hit 81 degrees.

More rain is possible over the weekend, and temperatures will range from a high of 74 Saturday to nearly 80 Sunday.

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