Chicago: Big Changes on the Way With Chilly, Wet Weather

By Kevin Byrne, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
April 13, 2014; 12:52 AM ET
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Chicago area residents should prepare for a significant dip in temperature this weekend.

The recent warmer weather the region has been experiencing will continue Saturday with highs in the low 70s and sunny skies. However, windy conditions will arise with wind gusts approaching 30 mph.

Temperatures will dip into the 60s on Sunday with showers expected throughout the day. Sunday evening will be cooler with temperatures in the 40s and the chance for a thunderstorm.

The wet weather is likely to affect the match-up between the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians at U.S. Cellular Field. First pitch for the game is set for 1:10 p.m. CDT Sunday.

The start of the workweek will see colder-than-normal weather hit Chicago, starting Monday with temperatures in the 40s remaining through Wednesday. There is a chance for some rain Monday morning.

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White Sox fans planning to attend the three-game series against the Boston Red Sox, beginning Tuesday evening, should dress warmly. Temperatures in the evening for Tuesday and Wednesday's games could reach the 30s, while Thursday's contest should warm up slightly into the 40s.

All games are set to begin at 7:10 p.m. CDT.

While daytime temperatures should remain in the 40s Tuesday and Wednesday, sunny skies are expected to return.

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