Cloudy skies all day with light winds and cool temperatures – NBC Chicago


After a precipitation-filled Friday that saw snow accumulation in far northern and western suburbs, clouds will remain alongside temperatures ranging from 30 to 40 degrees, with rain and snow having mostly left the area.

According to the NBC 5 Storm team, Saturday will see high temperatures in the low 40s, with fog and possible drizzle into the evening.

While the sun shouldn’t be a factor at all on Saturday, temperatures will hover around and slightly above the average for the date of 38 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Winds are expected to shift to the southeast at just 5-10 mph, creating no substantial wind chill effect for the day and keeping conditions relatively balmy for the season.

A potential drizzle could occur in the evening as a system producing snowfall in central and northern Wisconsin could produce splashes in areas closer to the lake’s edge, although any precipitation that does occur is expected to dissipate. by midnight.

Although the sun is expected to escape the Chicago area for the next few days, temperatures will remain slightly above seasonal averages, with highs expected in the 40s for much of next week.

Sunday and Monday are expected to be similar to Saturday, with steady cloud cover, little chance of precipitation, and temperatures in the 40s.

Mid-week, a system approaching the Chicago area from the west is expected to produce consistent precipitation from Tuesday evening through Wednesday, with high temperatures in the mid-40s for both days.

According to the NBC 5 Storm team, the back end of this system could also produce a wintry mix on Thursday, when temperatures are also expected to drop back into the upper 30s.

By next weekend, temperatures are expected to drop back into line near and below seasonal averages, with highs in the 30s and a potential return of sunshine to the region.


NBC Chicago

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