By Ed Curran

CHICAGO (CBS) — This weekend brings nice weather to the Chicago area. Temperatures will be a bit cooler than the typical mid 80s.

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Expect lots of sunshine with just a stray midday shower Saturday.

Sunday will be sunny and a little warmer. The warmup will continue heading into the new week.

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The Race to Mackinac Island began Friday night with the cruising division, and the sailboats begin Saturday. Racers will leave from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and can expect 2-foot waves with a north wind at 10 kts.

Forecast:
Saturday: Mostly sunny and 77.
Sunday: Sunny skies and 82.

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