The Windy City will live up to its nickname Wednesday, according to a blustery forecast from the National Weather Service.
A wind advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. to midnight, with strong winds of 25-30 mph prevailing throughout the day. Gusts up to 50 mph can be expected in the afternoon into the evening. The agency is advising people to secure lightweight objects outdoors, including tents.
Temperatures will remain warm, with the potential to tie or break the daily high record of 70 degrees, set in 1955.