After a nice weekend, rain returns to the Windy City for the midweek.
Shower chances will diminish a bit for Wednesday, but will still be present. There will also be a dip in the temperature, with the upper 50s reigning into the weekend in place of the high 60s that began the week.
The chances for a shower around will be even lower, but again still present, for Thursday. By Friday skies should clear to partial sunshine with local breezes.
Overnight lows will sit in the mid-40s for the duration of the workweek. By Thursday night the skies should be clearer for the overnight hours.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
A strengthening storm system will bring the threat for flooding, mudslides and severe thunderstorms to areas from Italy into the Balkans later Friday into the weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
A "blob" of abnormally cold water in the North Atlantic, located near Greenland, has the potential to put enough drag on the ocean current to impact weather conditions in the years to come.
“It was by far the most intimidating natural disaster I have ever chased,” Storm Chaser and Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer said of the historic flooding in South Carolina.
Cool weekend weather is in store for the Northeast after rain and thunderstorms dampen the region on Friday.
Damaging hailstorms - $7.5 million loss to crops.
Intense low pressure causes 100 mph wind gusts in parts of state.
The East (1988)
Big early season chill Philadelphia 35 (tied record) Atlantic City 30 Newark, NJ 35 Bridgeport, CT 31 Hartford, CT 28