Despite rainy and stormy weather at the beginning of the week in Chicago, sunshine will return to the city in time for Father's Day weekend.
Warmer weather and times of sunshine will last each day through Sunday.
Temperatures through Saturday will range between the mid- and upper 70s with overnight lows hovering around 55 F.
Beginning Saturday, temperatures will rise into the mid-70s, reaching the 80s by Sunday.
Father's Day will be the warmest day of the weekend with highs reaching the 80 F mark. For those looking to spend some time outdoors, Sunday will be the optimal day.
However, sunny skies won't last as strong thunderstorms will be ushered into the city again Sunday night into Monday.
Bone-chilling air, rain and even some snow will impact the Great Lakes and Northeast this Halloween, while warmth prevails in the Southwest.
A rain-free weekend is in store for the New York City area, ahead of a surge of warmth for the middle part of next week.
Tropical Cyclone Nilofar could threaten areas from the southern Arabian Peninsula to northwestern India next week.
Rain will continue to fall and heighten concerns for flooding across southeastern Europe into Sunday.
Heat building across central South America this weekend will set the stage for adverse weather next week.
After many locations over the Plains feel like late summer this weekend, the record-challenging warmth will expand to the Northeast next week.
Air pollution alert in Northeastern cities.
Richmond, VA (1982)
A total of 0.71 inches of rain (25-26th). Normal for all of October is 0.42 inches.
Mid-Atlantic States (1990)
Powerful coastal storm. A total of 18 inches of snow at Mt. Mitchell, NC. Severe tidal flooding on the Virginia coast. 92-mph wind gusts at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.