Stormy weather will interrupt trick-or-treating plans for much of the Midwest and Northeast, and Chicago will not be the exception.
Because of rain and/or winds, flight delays are possible through Friday.
Rain spread over the area Wednesday and Wednesday night.
Winds from the south to southwest picked up Wednesday night and will get quite gusty by Halloween night.
On Halloween, rain will haunt the city along with a thunderstorm or two.
Rain will die down Halloween night, but winds will haunt the area. Gusts Halloween night may range between 40 and 45 mph.
While the sun can emerge on Friday, stiff winds will usher in much cooler air.
Along with the gusty winds, temperatures will peak in the 50s, but RealFeel® temperatures will be in the 40s.
For those looking to head outdoors this weekend, Sunday will be the nicer of the two days in terms of sunshine and less wind.
Chicago will not catch a break from the bitter cold anytime soon, as more cold air heads to the city this week.
It has rained every day so far this month, except Dec. 1 around Atlanta. That trend will continue through Tuesday.
More waves of Arctic air are in the offing for Detroit this week.
After ending the weekend on a slick note, more cold air will dominate weather headlines this week.
Philadelphia International Airport received more snow (8.6 inches) from a single storm this past Sunday than it did all of last winter, when 8.3 inches fell.
After a day of heavy snow across the mid-Atlantic, ice and rain are adding to power outages, flight delays and hazardous road conditions.
Second great snow in 5 days: Morristown 21"; New Haven 17"; "four feet on level" in eastern Mass. - another high tide.
Sheridan, NY (1908)
Temperature dropped to -41 degrees F., all time low.
Mill city, OR (1987)
Three people were killed and two injured when a moving vehicle was smashed by a falling tree during high winds and heavy rain.