Illinois could see temperatures make it back into the 70s later in the week, pushing the chance for a hard freeze into late October or early November.
Rain totals for September still vary from north to south.
Month featured record warmth, all or nothing rain pattern.
Freeze concerns should not be an issue through mid-October.
Warmer temperatures well received by farmers to help mature late crops.
Hello fall! Temperatures should top out in the 60s and 70s this week.