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Brace for a warm and wetter weekend than we've seen

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

FIRST-THE WEATHER HEADLINES
-Chicago logged its 11th consecutive BELOW NORMAL DAY today which drags August's average temp to date to a fraction of a degree below normal. Yet August is, has opened, for all intents and purposes, practically "on the money" in terms of its average temp to date
-The month is running VERY DRY. My WGN meteorological colleague Mark Carroll has found this has been the driest opening 18 days of any August in Chicago since 1959. The paltry 0.44" of rain on the books for the month to date is only 18% normal and nearly 2" below normal
-Though there were few reports of...
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