The weather, currently.
Takeaways for Chicago's weather:
1. Failing to Get Out of the 50s
2. First Frost of the Season
3. Warmer by the Weekend
For the second straight day, most of the area will fail to climb out of the 50s. It will be mostly sunny with the exception of spotty showers near the lake, as highs climb into the upper 50s. Patchy frost is possible as well early Wednesday morning and again Thursday morning. There will be mostly sunny skies each day straight through the weekend. Highs hit the lower 60s Thursday, upper 60s Friday and near 70 for Saturday and Sunday.
What you need to know, currently.
A tornado watch was issued for South Florida Tuesday morning, as Hurricane Ian made landfall. The watch runs until 5 p.m. ET this evening and effects more than six million people, including residents of Miami, Naples, Fort Lauderdale, Key West and West Palm Beach.
Hurricane Ian, which is now a Category 3 hurricane, is expected to grow into a Category 4 hurricane by Tuesday afternoon before heading to Florida’s Gulf Coast. The hurricane is also expected to make landfall in the Tampa Bay area Wednesday night into early Thursday morning. Ian has caused rain, flooding, high gust winds and severe storms, with the worst weather expected on Wednesday and Thursday.
Florida Governer Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency.
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