Following a cooler Independence Day, Chicago will have a stretch of sunshine and warmer weather for the next several days.
Temperatures will continue to rise into the low 80s early this week.
Overnight temperatures will follow the same trend and could reach the upper 60s toward the start of next week.
The rise in temperature will pull the area closer to the seasonal average. Skies will be mostly sunny with some clouds. Thunderstorms could reappear Sunday into Monday. Those storm threats could linger into midweek.
With many outdoor activities planned this weekend, those spending extended amount of time in the sun should take proper precaution and apply sunscreen frequently. As temperatures rise, it is important to stay hydrated as well.
Fans headed to U.S. Cellular Field should see pleasant baseball weather as the White Sox take on the Seattle Mariners in a three-game home series, though stray thunderstorms could make an impact for Sunday's game.
Warmer weather will stay consistent through much of next week.
Hurricane Matthew will take a northward turn this weekend, which will bring the storm along the Atlantic coast of the United States next week.
Hurricane Matthew will threaten lives and property across the central and northern Caribbean with flooding rain, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge early next week.
The rising sea temperatures are creating a more hospitable environment for disease-causing bacteria, a new study finds.
Rounds of beneficial rain will fall over drought-stricken portions of New England into Monday.
It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
Chaba remains on track to become a powerful typhoon and could threaten lives and property across the Ryukyu Islands and mainland Japan next week.
Gulf States/ Carolinas (1837)
H.M.S. Racer dismasted in Gulf of Mexico. Famous Racer's Hurricane swept from Texas through Gulf States to Cape Hatteras.
Louisiana Bayou County (1893)
Hurricane generated storm wave - killed 2,000. 12-foot tides; central pressure 970 mb; 100+ mph winds.
Two-day Deluge of Rain Table Rock, SC 7.01 inches Anderson, SC 5.44 inches Highlands, NC 9.91 inches Atlanta, GA 5.85 inches Athens, GA 9.03 inches