Enjoy this weather while it lasts

  • Codey Walsh of Lake Villa flies high with his skateboard Wednesday afternoon at Daniel Barry Memorial Skate Park in Grayslake. The unusually warm weather in February continued for another day, giving people a taste of Spring.

    Codey Walsh of Lake Villa flies high with his skateboard Wednesday afternoon at Daniel Barry Memorial Skate Park in Grayslake. The unusually warm weather in February continued for another day, giving people a taste of Spring. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Temperatures again reached into the middle 60s Wednesday in Elgin as Nathan Marroquin, 22, left, and Cesar Mosso, 20, both of Elgin, play some basketball at Wing Park in Elgin. "Today is a little to nice, you have to take advantage of these kinds of days," said Marroquin, who regularly plays at the Wing Park courts.

    Temperatures again reached into the middle 60s Wednesday in Elgin as Nathan Marroquin, 22, left, and Cesar Mosso, 20, both of Elgin, play some basketball at Wing Park in Elgin. "Today is a little to nice, you have to take advantage of these kinds of days," said Marroquin, who regularly plays at the Wing Park courts. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Kristiana Cabeli of Glenview, left, and Adriana Romero of Mount Prospect practice some gymnastic moves Wednesday on the shores of Lake Arlington.

    Kristiana Cabeli of Glenview, left, and Adriana Romero of Mount Prospect practice some gymnastic moves Wednesday on the shores of Lake Arlington. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Record-breaking warmth brought people some relaxation time Wednesday along the Riverwalk in downtown Naperville.

    Record-breaking warmth brought people some relaxation time Wednesday along the Riverwalk in downtown Naperville. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Kace Walsh of Lake Villa practices a trick on his skateboard Wednesday afternoon at Daniel Barry Memorial Skate Park in Grayslake.

    Kace Walsh of Lake Villa practices a trick on his skateboard Wednesday afternoon at Daniel Barry Memorial Skate Park in Grayslake. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Jeff Everett of Lisle tees off while playing golf with his brother Paul on Wednesday at the River Bend Golf Club in Lisle.

    Jeff Everett of Lisle tees off while playing golf with his brother Paul on Wednesday at the River Bend Golf Club in Lisle. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 2/23/2017 8:48 AM

It feels good to trade the scarf for shorts and the gloves for golf gear.

This week has set records for high temperatures in February.

 

The same week two years ago was -- dare we say -- the polar opposite, with lows below zero and wind-chill factors even more frigid.

Enjoy the balmy weather while it lasts. Saturday's forecast calls for snow. You remember snow, right?

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