By Robb Ellis

CHICAGO (CBS) — A big warmup has begun for the Chicago area. It will continue through midweek.

Sunday night will be clear and mild with a low temperature of 34 degrees.

READ MORE: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say

Monday will be sunny and high near 50 degrees.

READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Winter Storm Watch On The Way

Temperatures will climb into the mid 60s by Wednesday. A few storms may be possible late Wednesday.

MORE NEWS: Department Of Streets And Sanitation Dispatches Snow Plows To Major Chicago Roads With Winter Storm Coming