Just 3 Days After Heat Wave, Mercury May Not Crack 50It was only this past Sunday – a mere four days ago – that the temperature hit 97 degrees, but it all feels like a few months ago now as Chicago sits shivering in slippers and sweatshirts this Thursday.
Clouds To Roll In; Rain, Temperatures In Mid-40s Coming For SaturdayCloud cover will supplant the largely sunny skies in the Chicago area later Friday, and on Saturday, you’d be best advised to close all the windows and drape yourself in a blanket for the day.
Temperatures To Drop Through Afternoon; Chilly Weekend On TapThe already chilly temperatures will be falling through the afternoon as a cold front passes through, to the point where the mercury won’t even crack the 50-degree mark on Saturday.
Rain Coming As Front Keeps Most Of Area CoolRain is expected for the entire Chicago area Thursday afternoon, but temperatures are as warm as the 70s in some areas and as cold as the 40s in others.
Chilly In The Afternoon, Another Freeze Warning OvernightThe heat wave in March might as well have been last summer, as temperatures apropos of winter made a return overnight.
Below Average Temperatures For The Day, Freeze Watch OvernightThose 80-degree days back in March seem like a distant memory now, as some people were spotted walking around in winter coats Tuesday and a freeze watch is in effect for the overnight hours.
Chilly Afternoon, Freeze Possible OvernightThis Cubs Opening Day won’t be setting any records for cold, but it will require a jacket – and your plants will require protection overnight as a freeze threatens the area.
Chilly Winds Remind Chicago That It's Still MarchThe summerlike spell of 80-plus degree days last week might have led you to forget, but it is, in fact, still March.
Temperatures To Climb To 40s With Increasing SunshineThis is the first day of meteorological spring, but the spring-like temperatures that predominated in the Chicago area 24 hours ago are history.
Cloudy Skies, But Above Average Temperatures For Rest Of DayCloud cover has replaced the intense sunshine of the morning hours, but temperatures will still be above average for the rest of the day Friday.
A Perfect Day To Get Outside With Sunshine, 40sAfter a long stretch of cold, dreary and sometimes snowy days, it’s time to get outside and enjoy sunny and balmy conditions.
Rain Blows Into Area; Some Snow May Come OvernightThe temperatures are back up to the pleasant 40s this Wednesday afternoon, but you’ll be needing your umbrella.

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