By Robb Ellis

CHICAGO (CBS) — The temperature drop is taking us from the mid- to upper 50s Wednesday afternoon down to the teens and 20s by Christmas Eve Thursday.

For Christmas Eve, expect blustery and mostly cloudy conditions, with a few flurries or lake effect snow in Northwest Indiana.

The high for Thursday is 22, the low 7. Wind chills will be in the range of 0 to minus 10 by Christmas morning Friday.

Christmas Forecast: 12.23.20

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For Christmas Day Friday, it will be mostly sunny with a high of 22.

After the brief chill on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, its back to 30s and 40s for the weekend and next week.

7 Day Forecast: 12.23.20

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Rain, possibly mixed with light snow, arrives late Sunday.

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