Chicago: Sunshine to Follow Storms in Time for Father's Day

By Kristen Rodman, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
June 13, 2014; 12:28 AM ET
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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.

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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.

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