Currently in Chicago — September 20th, 2022

The weather, currently.

Partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies through the weekend

Takeaways for Chicago's weather:

1. Good Rain Timing

2. Warm Day Of The Week On Tuesday

3. Cooler Pattern Coming

A mostly dry forecast for Chicago with partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies right through the weekend. There are a few chances for September showers and even a rumble of thunder starting early Tuesday and then again Tuesday night followed by a chance late Wednesday. During most of the daytime hours, both days should be dry. Highs hit the upper 80s Tuesday and then slide into the upper 70s Wednesday before slipping into the 60s for Thursday and Friday. We settle back into the middle to upper 70s this weekend.

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What you need to know, currently.

Hurricane Fiona devastates Puerto Rico, slams the Dominican Republic, continues to strengthen
Hurricane Fiona made landfall in Puerto Rico knocking out power for most of the island. The storm veered towards the Dominican Republic, causing major flooding.

“Hurricane Fiona made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sunday, knocking out power for more than 90 percent of households on the island and bringing some of the most devastating flooding Puerto Rico has ever seen. Early on Monday, the storm’s path veered towards the Dominican Republic, causing major flooding there too.

The storm is expected to move west towards Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday and continue to strengthen to a category 3 hurricane by Wednesday.

More than 1.3 million people across the island are without power, as of Monday around 9 AM, according to Power Outage US. The rain is expected to continue through Tuesday, after that, temperatures in the upper 80°F (31°C) will pose an additional hazard for those still without power.

Fiona’s effects are comparable to or worse than those of Hurricane Maria — which struck Puerto Rico almost exactly five years ago. The island was still recovering from the effects of Maria and is now once again under water.”

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What you can do, currently.

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