Today’s high temperature is a record breaker at 62°F, breaking the previous record of 61°F going back to 1895.
TODAY: A 30 percent chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63 about 3 pm to 4 pm. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Peak winds from 1 pm to 2pm and about 9 pm. There could be a few sprinkles between 3 pm and 9 pm.
TONIGHT: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 34 from 3 am to 6 am. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
MONDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Very windy with record highs possible today. Mild again Monday then rain/sleet/snow Monday night and snow Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/3E2izkjXbN
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) February 28, 2016
Gusty southwest winds will usher in warmer air on Sun, bringing high temps to near record levels. pic.twitter.com/fL9nhrkMkb
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) February 27, 2016
TODAY'S FORECAST: Could breat a record HIGH this afternoon.
Upper 50s – low 60s – windy and warm today pic.twitter.com/QUnnKWUbXy
— NBC's Storm Team 5 (@NBCStormTeam5) February 28, 2016
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) February 28, 2016