While Chicago will have warmer weather and a thunderstorm or two on Wednesday, temperatures will shift closer to normal this weekend.
Temperatures will stay above normal on Thursday with highs in the 80s and breezy conditions with variable clouds.
The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox will continue their intercity series until Thursday. Temperatures for the 7:10 p.m. CDT game will be in the 70s.
Friday, temperatures will move into the 70s with a morning thunderstorm possible.
By Saturday, conditions will be fairly nice with temperatures down in the low 60s, and there will be periods of clouds and sun throughout the day.
The weekend conditions look promising for baseball as the White Sox host the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-game series at U.S. Cellular Field.
A weather system from the west will bring more clouds and the possibility of showers on Sunday, said AccuWeather.com Expert Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski.
Kottlowski added that the best chance for rain on Sunday will be later in the afternoon.
Smoke created hazy, orange views in Los Angeles on Saturday as the Sand Fire continued to rage less than 40 miles away from the city's downtown.
Darby will continue to deliver locally heavy rain, gusty winds and rough surf to Hawaii into early Monday. But the tropical storm will provide long-term benefits.
Gusty thunderstorms will target the northeastern United States on Monday, but will fail to sweep away the baking heat gripping the region.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures soaring across the northwestern United States during the final week of July.
Downpours will spread from the lower Mississippi Valley to eastern and central Texas early this week, delivering needed rain but raising the concern for flash flooding.
With the heat of summer comes many unwelcomed pests, including mosquitoes, ants, fruit flies, wasps and stink bugs, into outdoor spaces and homes.