By Albert Ramon

CHICAGO (CBS) — It will not be as cold Wednesday night, with temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s by Thursday morning.

A breezy southwest wind will surge in more clouds for Thursday and milder temperatures. Highs will be in the low 40s.

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6 a.m. Thursday: 12.22.21

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A sprinkle is possible on Thursday, but most locations will remain dry.

Highs Tomorrow: 12.22.21

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Thursday Evening: 12.22.21

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Friday will start off in the 30s in the morning and end in the low 50s in the afternoon. Patchy areas of rain will be possible, especially in the afternoon.

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Christmas Eve night will be in the upper 30s with a slight chance for rain.

Christmas Weekend: 12.22.21

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Christmas Day will feature highs about ten degrees above average in the mid-40s. A few showers will be possible. We’ll keep a slight chance for showers in the forecast for Sunday with highs in the low 40s. Shower chances continue into early next week.

7-Day Forecast: 12.22.21

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TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Low 27.
THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy, breezy and milder. High 44.
FRIDAY: Cloudy with a 30% chance for showers. High 51.

Albert Ramon