Chicago Records Third-Warmest Thanksgiving

By Grace Muller, Staff Writer
November 24, 2012; 6:42 AM ET
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People Suspect the Apocalypse With a Warm Chicago Thanksgiving

A warm and sunny Thanksgiving morning in Chicago, against its reputation, has people taking to social media to ask, "What?!"

Storified by Accu Weather · Thu, Nov 22 2012 06:54:42

A warm and sunny Thanksgiving morning in Chicago, against its reputation, has people taking to social media to ask, "What?!" People celebrating the holiday outdoors will have a breezy and mild day with some sun, then increasing clouds. The normal high for Chicago on Nov. 22 is 45, a full 16 degrees cooler than today's expected high in Chicago. The city likely won't beat the nearly century-old record high of 69, set in 1913. They're also far off from 1880's record low of 4.
Nice & warm in Chicago. Clearly the end is near.Ana Belaval
SEE: Warm-ish day in #Chicago... GREAT view from #Hancock #CityLove Martinez
you know the worlds gona end when its warm in chicago at the end of novemberHayHay
State Street in #Chicago again takes on "That Great Street" air in sunny, mid-50°F weather the day before Thanksgiving. BG
Getting a very warm welcome from @afbaybay's parents in Chicago. Should be a great start terrific  Thanksgiving weekend.Kent Unruh
Did NOT expect Chicago 2 b so warm! But, DID expect 2 c one of my favorite landmarks...#WaterTower #SweetHomeChicago Garcia
It was never this warm in Chicago for thanksgiving weekend. Neverincognito
Opening of Chicago's citywide ice rinks has been delayed due to the unseasonably warm weatherjennifer hoppenstedt


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