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Election Week Forecast: Indian Summer

By Tim State in News on Nov 2, 2008 3:37PM

Image by OZinOH.

We’re looking at 70 degree weather on election day, folks. Should be a great night to host a rally!

A warm front is moving up from the south today, which will bring the warmer temperatures. The high temperatures is expected to hit 70 degrees on Monday afternoon.

Two consecutive days of 70 degrees or higher in November occur about once every five years in Chicago. But if three days hit 70, it will only be the fourth time this has occurred in November since records began in 1871.

Don’t fret about this Indian Summer, though.

“Sharply colder air will follow a band of Thunderstorms late Wednesday night,” according to The Man, Skilling. [Trib]