Chicago area residents can expect to see a gradual increase in temperature this week, however this rise in temperature could lead to strong storms by midweek.
Temperatures began to rise Monday with highs reaching into the mid-50s with passing morning showers.
Good weather conditions should mark the start of a four-game intercity series between the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. Monday and Tuesday night’s matchups are set for 7:05 p.m. CDT at Wrigley Field, while the games on Wednesday and Thursday are scheduled for 7:10 p.m. CDT at U.S. Cellular Field
Tuesday will see intervals of clouds and sun of with highs nearing 60 F. Tuesday night will be cloudy and cooler with a late-night thunderstorm possible.
By Wednesday, it will be warmer with temperatures in the 70s and thunderstorms possible throughout the day. The stormy weather could affect the Wednesday night matchup between the Cubs and White Sox.
Temperatures are forecast to reach the lower 80s before the end of the week.
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