Chicago: Mix of Sun, Storms, Lower Temperatures Ahead

By Katy Galimberti, Staff Writer
July 8, 2014; 3:22 AM ET
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After a thunderstorm is possible early in the week, Chicago should have partly sunny skies and below-average temperatures over the next several days.

Higher, early-week temperatures should drop near the 75 F mark at midweek. With the normal average at 84, temperatures will be much lower than normal.

The record high for this week is 106, set in 1936.

Overnight lows will vary, reaching as low as the high 50s and reaching as high as the upper 60s towards the end of the week.

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An additional thunderstorm may pop up over the weekend after a humid Friday.

There should be consistent breezes around 9 miles per hour for much of the week with possible gusts up to 13 mph.


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