A warmup is on the way to end March in the Chicago area.
After a warm Sunday, it will turn even warmer Monday with a chance of an afternoon or evening showers and a high around 65 F, well above normal.
The normal temperature is in the low 50s for the end of March in Chicago.
The warmth will be short-lived as a cold front associated with a storm system expected to bring blizzard conditions to parts of the Plains moves through the area.
It will turn chilly Tuesday and Wednesday. There will be a chance of rain on Wednesday with a high that will struggle to get to 45 F.
It might feel more like late October rather than late May in the Northeast on Friday night as temperatures dip well below normal.
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer and summer warmth will dominate the Northeast next week, but that does not mean an end to shots of cooler air.
Showers and thunderstorms threaten to interfere with Memorial Day festivities across roughly two-thirds of the United States.
Another round of downpours and thunderstorms will bring a renewed threat for flooding from Kansas to Texas over the Memorial Day Weekend.
Glowing phytoplankton created a mesmerizing scene in Tasmania’s River Derwent on Sunday.
Temperatures will remain on a roller coaster ride around the Boston area through the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Waterville, ME (1832)
Kennebec Flood discharged 140,000 cubic feet of water per second -- high stage not equalled until 1901, and not exceeded until 1936.
Lewistown, ME (1911)
101 degrees -- hottest ever in New England during May.
Liberal, KS (1933)
A powerful F4 tornado (winds 207-260 mph) hidden in a dust storm devastates the business district. 4 people were killed and 150 were injured. Tornado estimated to be 600 yards wide at times.