Mid-January feels more appropriate, but this weekend will likely start in mid-March in the Chicago area, with cloudy skies expected during the day and temperatures likely to stay in the high 20s. there is.
Mornings in Chicago are particularly cold, with temperatures in the low teens and below zero wind chill.
Cold temperatures and winds of up to 25 mph are probably the biggest dampers for outdoor plans on Saturday, but snow is also possible in the afternoon and evening.
Temperatures are expected to finally shift into the 20s by midnight, but it won’t feel too warm after that.
Winds from the west and northwest of 15 to 25 mph are expected to be strongest in the mid-afternoon, but temperatures can reach daily highs in the mid-20s.
More comfortable conditions are expected on Sunday with plenty of sunshine and temperatures likely to climb into the low 40s.
When spring officially kicks off on Monday, temperatures will feel a little more seasonal, with forecast highs approaching 50 degrees. Rain is expected later in the week, but temperatures will continue to warm through the middle of next week.