Chicago weather forecast calls for sporadic snow and lows below zero through weekend. Again!
“If the month ended now, it would rank as the third coldest on record, but we don’t think we’re gonna finish there,” Borchardt said Thursday morning. “Toward the end of the month we’re going trend back to normal. It looks like toward the end of next week, we should start to get back to normal.”chicagotribune.com
Storms rip through Chicago area, with temperatures set to drop to 30s and 40s after record November heat wave
There has never been so long a stretch of 70-plus-degree days so late in the year since the weather service began record keeping in the city in 1871, according to Todd Kluber, a meteorologist with the agency. At 10:12 a.m., when it warmed to 70 degrees at O’Hare International Airport, the city’s official weather recording site, 2020 made that historic first. Myriad other warm-weather records were set this week.chicagotribune.com
Chicago breaks warm-weather records for November on Monday, as ‘heat wave’ set to last through Tuesday
In 1953 there had been five consecutive November days with a temperature higher than 70 degrees, and by notching six this year, that record was toppled. There also had been a long-standing late-season record of six consecutive days of 70 degrees or higher, from Oct. 27 to Nov. 1, 1950. Since this six-day stretch comes later in the season, that record also was felled.chicagotribune.com
After Chicago matches record high for Wednesday, will the warm weather last?
It’s expected to be so unseasonably warm for so long that Chicago could match a nearly 70-year-old record and Rockford could mark five consecutive days with a temperature of 70 degrees or warmer in November for the first time. Chicago on Wednesday tied the record high temperature for Nov. 4 set in 1978, hitting 74 degrees at 3 p.m. at O’Hare International Airport, according to the National Weather Service.chicagotribune.com
Wednesday’s warmth falls short of a record by a few degrees
ROANOKE, Va. – Temperatures all across the board Tuesday managed to get into the mid to upper 70s, making it feel like mid-September. Hourly planner for Wednesday, 10/21/2020For most of the area, that’s about 5° shy of record levels for the day. A few showers and pockets of drizzle will be around too as high temperatures take a dip. What the wedge means for our weather Sunday, 10/25/2020As that erodes, warmer air will likely return early next week. Our next front likely gets delayed a bit, slowing any inevitable cool-down until Halloween or just shortly thereafter.
MoneyWatch: Record holiday travel expected; Instagram's value skyrockets
MoneyWatch: Record holiday travel expected; Instagram's value skyrockets The holidays are here, and AAA is forecasting the highest travel volume on record. Also, Citigroup says Instagram is worth much more than the billion-dollar price that Facebook paid for the photo-sharing app in 2012. Lauren Lyster reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com