By Mary Kay Kleist

CHICAGO (CBS) — It will not be as cold Tuesday night, with lows in many areas staying above freezing.

Gusty, mild southwest winds will be blowing around daybreak ahead of the approaching cold front.

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Highs will be well into the 40s, and some 50s south of I-80.

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Once the front passes, a chilly wind off the lake will create falling temperatures later in the day, especially lakeside.

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A warming trend is coming heading into the weekend and next week. For Thursday, the high is 40 with partly cloudy conditions.

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Mary Kay Kleist