By Ed Curran

CHICAGO (CBS) — Expect a cool and quiet weather evening for the Chicago area.

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According to CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran, Friday was another cool day for Chicago with a cool weekend on the horizon. We’ll fall short of the normal temp we’d expect for early October, with highs that are similar to early November.

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Friday night brings partly cloudy skies and a low of 41.

Clouds will increase for Saturday and temps rise to only about 57. Sunday is in the same neighborhood with a high in the mid 50s and some morning rain. Warmer air then rushes in to save the week, with a high of 70 by Tuesday. Saturday’s forecast High will hit 57

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On an astronomical note, Mars and the Moon will be very close together Friday night. If you catch a glimpse between the 70% cloud cover, the two will be thisclose together all night long and only about one finger-width apart (1°) by 10:35pm. Mars is currently shining brilliantly so it should be a nice display.

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FRIDAY NIGHT:  Partly cloudy and 41.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy and 57. Rain by Saturday night.

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