The return of thunderstorms to Chicago will coincide with Memorial Day.
Unfortunately, the dry and sunny weather from Sunday will not carryover into Memorial Day.
Instead, a shower or thunderstorm will rumble through and threaten to interfere with holiday parades and activities.
Remember to seek indoors as soon as thunder is heard; you are then close enough to be struck by lightning.
Setting the stage for the thunderstorms will be the warm air that will boost temperatures to the lower 80s. Residents will also notice an increase in humidity.
The steamy weather will continue for Tuesday, when a frontal boundary will increase the danger for drenching and severe thunderstorms.
Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
More thunderstorms are in order for the Atlanta area as temperatures remain in the upper 80s.
Steamy air will return to the interior Northeast to the Ohio Valley this week, setting the stage for severe storms on Wednesday.
After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, another cooldown will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.
Severe storms will fire up Tuesday afternoon and evening, threatening outdoor activities and travel for many.
Minneapolis will see seasonable weather for the next several days before another round of storms looms over the weekend.