Chicago: Late-Week Warmup to Follow Snow

By Kristen Rodman, Staff Writer
March 8, 2014; 12:01 AM ET
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While winter's wrath continued through midweek in Chicago, temperatures will rise into the weekend, providing brief relief from the bitter cold.

Temperatures almost got above freezing for the first time in March on Thursday with a mix of clouds and sunshine; continuing the trend into Friday, temperatures will continue to rise into the high 30s and low 40s..

Friday will also bring more clouds with a shower around late in the day.

By Saturday, temperatures will drop by a few degrees as cold air moves back into the area.

"It will start to warm up in Chicagoland," Pindrock said. "They'll be out ahead of that front, but it will cool back down to close to 30 degrees."

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Another weak front is forecast to move through on Saturday with a period of snow possible.

"There are no big snows for Chicago," Pindrock said, adding that there will be no major accumulations.


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