With cooler temperatures expected for next weekend, Chicago residents should do their best to enjoy Sunday as highs across the region are expected to warm into the 60s and 70s.
According to the forecast models, the day will start with some clouds, but they should clear by noon, paving the way for a sunny and pleasant afternoon.
High temperatures in much of the area are expected to reach into the 1970s, but locations closer to Lake Michigan are likely to settle in the mid-1960s due to windy conditions along the shoreline.
Monday will see more of the same, with readings from low 70s inland and cooler temperatures near the lake, according to forecast models.
Things start to get interesting on Wednesday, as a cold front begins to make its way into the area. It will bring the chance of showers and occasional thunderstorms, but more importantly, it will also bring significantly cooler temperatures to the region.
By Friday, peaks across the area will drop below 50, giving Chicago a long-lasting taste of fall weather heading into the weekend.
Temperatures will warm up slowly, but not much, meaning most of the weekend could see readings in the 50s or maybe around 60 degrees, according to the NBC 5 Storm Team.