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It Could Feel Like 105 Degrees Wednesday With Potential Thunderstorms In Afternoon, Evening

A sunshine streak could be interrupted by thunderstorms in the middle of the week.

Children in Back of the Yards play in water from a fire hydrant during 100°F temperatures in Chicago on the first day of summer, June 21, 2022.
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CHICAGO — Storms and dangerously warm weather could hit Chicago this week.

The week will start out sunny Monday and Tuesday with mostly clear skies. Monday will have a high of 86 degrees and a low of 68 degrees, while Tuesday will see a high of 83 degrees and a low of 76 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Dangerously high humidity and thunderstorms could shake up the week on Wednesday. It is expected to hit 94 degrees, but it could feel as hot as 105 degrees during the day, according to the National Weather Service.

Severe thunderstorms will also be possible Wednesday afternoon and night; they could come with damaging winds, according to the National Weather Service. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain after 1 p.m. and an 80 percent chance overnight.

Showers are possible again Thursday, but the day will cool off slightly, as it will hit 79 degrees, according to the weather agency.

Friday will see sunshine and a high near 81 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

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