Though fall has officially begun, some summerlike warmth is still clinging to Chicago.
After temperatures in the upper 60s kicked off the week, the mercury climbed to 70 degrees Wednesday. Sunshine was abundant throughout the daytime hours.
Nighttime skies will remain clear to partly cloudy throughout the entire week.
Warmth will build as the week progresses, reaching the mid to high 70s by Thursday and Friday.
The best days to get outside and soak up the sun will be through Friday, before clouds and the possibility for a storm arrives Saturday afternoon.
Storminess will clear after Sunday morning, yielding temperatures in the low 70s and more sunshine.
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Dry weather will prevail much of the week across Germany as the recent chill eases.
A surge of milder air will bring the warmest air since mid-November to the United Kingdom this week.
A blast of arctic air will create wintry travel in the Upper Midwest and part of the Northeast later this week.
On the heels of Cyclone Nada, a more significant tropical cyclone threatens to take aim at India this week.
A storm will bring a fresh bout of coastal rain and high-elevation snow to the Pacific Northwest early this week.
Before the coldest air so far this season arrives, parts of the northeastern United States will face slow and slick travel early this week.
The threat for flash flooding and localized severe thunderstorms, including isolated tornadoes, will expand across the southern United States early this week.