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  • City shivers in record early season chill

    Chicago-area temperatures crashed nearly 25 degrees after Wednesday's rainy 80-degree high, bringing the city a major dose of instant autumn. Under sunless skies and with a brisk north wind, Chicago's 56-degree high Thursday established a new record low maximum for the date. It shattered the old record of 61 degrees logged in 1940. It was the city's lowest early fall reading in nearly a century, since a 53-degree high Sept. 10, 1917.
  • High temperature at O'Hare coolest for Sept. 11 since 1940

    High temperature at O'Hare coolest for Sept. 11 since 1940
    Chicago appears to have set a record for coldest high temperature for this date as autumn weather settles in for the next several days. Prior to today, the lowest high temperature recorded for Sept. 11 was 61 degrees in 1940. The forecast today had...

    Record rainfall in Chicago puts damper on summer fun

    Record rainfall in Chicago puts damper on summer fun
    Chicago’s ninth wettest season on record has some Chicago businesses that rely on sunny skies and warm weather feeling like the summer’s been a bummer. From rec softball and volleyball leagues to lakefront Jet Ski rentals, businesses say the...

    Ask Tom: Could you explain abrupt changes in shore temperatures?

    Dear Tom, I love to swim in Lake Michigan in the summer. Could you explain the sometimes abrupt changes in the shore temperatures from day to day? — Virginia Meredith   Dear Virginia, The wind direction is responsible for the rapidly changing...

    Rain moves on, cold front rushes in

    Rain moves on, cold front rushes in
    Storms that slowed the morning rush hour have moved to the east and south of Chicago, but a cold front is rushing in that will drop temperatures in some parts to the 40s or 50s over the next few nights. The front will swing through the area during the...