Showers and thunderstorms expected Monday afternoon, with winds up to 45 mph
Showers are expected to reach Chicago at noon Monday, with some thunderstorms and strong winds.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to hit Chicago early Monday afternoon, bringing strong winds and colder temperatures later in the day.
Rain will hit the city about noon and last until 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. During that period, there is the potential for isolated thunderstorms, with small hail and strong wind gusts.
Wind gusts could reach up to 45 miles per hour in the afternoon, while temperatures are expected to drop in the low 40s by Monday night, the weather service said.
A brief period (less than 3-4 hours in any one location) of showers & storms is expected today. Severe weather is not expected, but stronger storms could produce small hail and strong wind gusts. Winds will then gust to 40 mph (locally to 45 mph) this PM behind a cold front. pic.twitter.com/CTFlrqNTiW— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) October 12, 2020
The area is expected to stay dry through midweek, according to the weather service, with temperatures reaching the high 70s Tuesday and Wednesday.
A cold front is forecasted to move into the area Thursday, with possible freezing temperatures in the evening.