Sizzle, sizzle, drizzle. That’s the pattern for the next three days. Today HOT! HOT! HOT1. Temperatures near the lake a steamy 88 and 99-100 inland. This is all under clear skies and calm winds. Tuesday slightly cooler by a few degrees and clear skies. Temps 85 near the lake and 94 inland. Night time temps during the two day period will be 60 near the lake and 71 inland. Tuesday night a relative low pressure comes into the area with moisture. Clouds roll in and the probability for rain and thunderstorms is high. Temperatures Tuesday will dip to 76 near the lake and 80 inland with rain and thunderstorms likely during the entire day. Winds will pickup to 15 mph out of the East Northeast. Thursday only a slight chance of rain exits at this point. Mostly clear skies with a high of 78 near the lake and 85 inland.
So be safe. Mix in some water with all that beer and stay clear of Uncle Fred as he loads up on the beans and franks. The winds blowing out of Uncle Fred will not be measurable with any anemometer.
Note we are still under a Air Quality Advisory as well as our CLC Advisory for most grocery and liquor stores. Please remember to keep your hands in your own damn cart. We’ve seen people suffer injuries over a bag of chips during times like these.
All kidding aside, please remember all our fearless who gave it all for our sakes this day. Many of which are memorialized on granat walls and plaques all around this great country.
Illinois EPA Air Quality Alert
An Air Pollution Action Day has been extended in Illinois through Tuesday, May 29th for the Chicago metropolitan area. The air quality index is expected to be in the orange, or unhealthy for sensitive groups range. Active children and adults, especially people with pulmonary or respiratory disease such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor activity. More information can be found at http://www.airnow.gov.
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