LANSING, Ill. (May 23, 2020) – Early this week the Chicago area set a record for the wettest May on record—and that was 12 days before the end of the month. The previous record (8.25 inches) was set in May of 2019. On Tuesday, we hit 8.3 inches. And on Saturday another 2–3 inches was dumped on the area in less than an hour.
Forecasts for the rest of the holiday weekend promised warm, muggy temperatures and only occasional rain, so quarantiners may choose to continue self-isolating in the air conditioning.
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