Currently in Chicago — September 19th, 2022

The weather, currently.

Chicago will start off the week with sunshine

Takeaways for Chicago's weather:

1. Magnificent Monday

2. Wide Range Of Temperatures

3. Just A Few September Showers

Chicago will start off the week with sunshine and upper 70s for highs on Monday. Tuesday will be the warmest day of the week with highs in the upper 80s. Best chance for rain is Tuesday morning and Tuesday night but most of the week should be dry. Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies expected every day. Highs slide into the upper 70s Wednesday and only hit the middle 60s Thursday and Friday. Highs settle near 70°F on Saturday.

Tim McGill

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What you need to know, currently.

Grapes in California wine country have survived a deep freeze, wildfires, and excessive heat, as climate change continues to threaten the $45 billion industry. Growers, scientists, and winemakers are determined to save their livelihood and are fighting back with technology, according to reporting by CBS News.

For example, researchers are studying various kinds of root stocks to see which are the most drought and heat resistant. Rows of vies are planted in different directions to avoid direct sun, while layers of leaves and artificial shades cover the fruit to keep it cooler.

Grapes are like sponges in a way, as they absorb things from the atmosphere, possibly tainting the wine.

—Aarohi Sheth

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