Cooler weather, clouds, rain and some thunderstorms will be the themes in the city through Friday this week.
By midweek, temperatures will drop down into the 50s as rain plagues Chicago, hindering outdoor activities.
Thursday will be the coolest day of the week as temperatures reach only into the low 50s.
Breezy winds, rain and thunderstorms will persist in the city Thursday. However, Friday will give residents a brief break from the storms as the sun makes an appearance during the afternoon hours.
Heading into the weekend, times of sun and clouds are Saturday, but the chance for rain showers will persist through the afternoon hours.
For those looking to spend some time outdoors, Sunday will feature a full day of sunshine despite cooler air.
Into next week, sunshine will be aplenty on Monday as temperatures continue to rise back into the mid-60s. The city's next chance for showers will come on Tuesday.
The threat of severe weather will shift east on Tuesday with storms set to erupt from South Dakota to Texas.
More heavy rains and flooding problems in southern Brazil, northern Argentina and eastern Paraguay into Wednesday.
Fall air will erase the record warmth that has been gripping the Northeast, while chilly air is set to charge into the Midwest by week's end.
Temperatures will seem like they are on a roller coaster ride in the Detroit area as we head into the month of October.
Locally damaging thunderstorms may travel across a thousand-mile stretch as a new storm system pushes across the Central states Wednesday through Friday.
Unusually high water temperatures throughout the North Pacific Ocean have brought sightings of uncommon species to the area as well as concerns from researchers about how it could affect native species.
Central and Western NY (1991)
Record cold morning; Buffalo, had 32 degrees, tying the all-time September low. Syracuse dropped to 28 degrees, breaking the old record of 32 set in 1942. Albany hit 28, erasing the 29-degree mark of 1951. Other lows (not official records) included: 21 degrees at Angelica, 22 at Watertown, 24 at Ithaca and 25 at Elmira.
Johnstown, PA (1993)
Light snow in the city did not accumulate but up to 3" accumulated at the airport.
Goldsboro, NC (1999)
30" of rain in September.