Expect gray skies, lots of clouds and rainy weather this weekend in Chicago.
Watch for small storms and flooding along the lakeshore if you're headed outside.
Waterspouts formed throughout the southern end of the lake Wednesday, visible from across the city.
This week will start off cool and fall-like before getting warmer for the weekend.
Most of the weekend will be dry, though storms are possible on Sunday.
Thursday is the fall equinox, when the sun will rise and fall straight down skyscraper canyons.
Don't turn those air conditioners off: It'll be a hot week in the city.
Expect gray skies and high temperatures until we hit Sunday.
It'll be a cool but mostly sunny week in Chicago as fall weather moves in.
"I don’t think we had a five-minute break between all the customers we had," one shop worker said.
After last year's easy breezy winter, Chicago's expected to have a long, brutal start to 2017.
Humidity will make it feel like 98 degrees at the lakefront Wednesday, meteorologists said.
The two outdoor pools and the inland beach will now stay open until Sept. 30, officials said Friday.
"It looks like great weather for the end of the summer," a meteorologist said.
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