Unseasonably Cold Temps Fall on Chicago Area

The record low for this time of year is 52 degrees

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    Amid unseasonably cool temps, Cheryl Scott forecasts a chance for showers Tuesday afternoon and evening. (Published Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014)

    It might be summer but it will feel like fall Tuesday.

    Unseasonably cold weather moved into the area during the overnight hours, bringing temperatures in the low to mid-50s.

    Unseasonably Cold Temps Fall on Chicago Area

    Unseasonably Cold Temps Fall on Chicago Area
    Unseasonably cold weather moved into the Chicago area, bringing temperatures in the low to mid-50s. Nesita Kwan reports. (Published Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014)

    O’Hare International Airport recorded a low temp of 55 degrees as of about 6 a.m. Tuesday and some area suburbs saw lows dipping near 50 degrees. The record low for this time of year is 52 degrees.

    The high Tuesday is forecast to reach 68 degrees, nearly 20 degrees below the average temperature for the day.

    The cool air brings with it a chance for scattered showers and an isolated storm and two during the afternoon and evening hours.

    Overnight Tuesday into Wednesday will also bring similarly unseasonably cool temperatures. Wednesday's high will be around 73 degrees, more than 10 degrees below average for this time of year.

    Things start start to feel seasonably normal again by the end of the work week.

    Weekend storms left several Chicago suburbs with damage and big cleanup tasks. The rain also prompted officials to cancel the Taste of Chicago Saturday.