Those not looking forward to winter weather may want to take advantage of the weekend as wintry conditions are on the way.
After late-week temperatures in the 40s, highs will reach the upper 50s Saturday under a partly sunny sky. It will be breezy, however, with southwesterly winds of 15-25 mph.
Winds will become northwesterly Sunday and mark the beginning of a downward temperature trend.
By Monday, highs in Chicagoland will be in the low to middle 40s then fall into the 30s Tuesday. A couple of snow flurries or snow showers may accompany the cold Tuesday.
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Dry weather will span the United Kingdom into this weekend, much to the delight for those with Mother's Day or other outdoor plans.
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Residents from Barcelona, Spain, to Nice, France, will face the risk of flooding rain into the start of the weekend.
Damaging and drenching thunderstorms will press eastward across the central and southern United States through Saturday.
The risk of wildfires will continue into April over the southern High Plains as drought prevails.
Northeastern Queensland is being put on alert for the danger of a land-falling severe tropical cyclone later this weekend.
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