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Hang On To Your Shorts

By Tim State in News on Oct 21, 2007 5:00PM

10-21-07_weather.jpgCrazy weather continues today. We’re normally hovering around 60 degrees this time of year, but today’s forecast is calling for temperatures near 80, up from yesterday’s O’Hare high of 73 degrees, which was 13 degrees above normal. And if things go as the meteorologists are anticipating, we’ll be an entire climate zone above normal. That's fountain playing weather, people.

But this craziness won’t last for long. They’re calling for strong southerly winds, sustained at 30 m.p.h., with gusts up to 45 m.p.h. At the moment, it’s breezy, but not quite that breezy. Those winds are supposed to build through the day, and are just the precursor to storms that will be moving in to the area tomorrow, bringing possible thunderstorms. Although, at this point, they’re not calling for storms that carried the severity of last week’s weather.

Image by Timothy State.