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After a string of mild days for the start of spring, big changes are on the way for Chicago and rest of the Midwest this weekend.
A chilly blast of air will arrive in time for the first weekend of spring with temperatures dropping into the 30s. Highs over the weekend will be more typical of February rather than the opening days of spring.
Overnight temperatures will be in the teens through the weekend. Those outdoors during the evening hours should wear the proper attire as cold-related injuries are possible.
High pressure may extend dry conditions through the weekend into early next week.
A chilly air mass is expected to remain in the area for much of next week. Although the calendar may say spring is here, next week will cast some doubts.
Temperatures on Monday and Tuesday will hover around the freezing mark with the city's next chance for some snow showers arriving on Tuesday.
However, by midweek temperatures will start to warm. By the last weekend in March, temperatures will have risen into the 60s.
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A resurgence of tropical moisture is expected to further increase the downpours that spell good and bad news for the southeastern United States as Memorial Day holiday weekend approaches.
Locally severe thunderstorms will rattle the mid-Mississippi Valley as this weekend comes to a close.
A needed break from the persistent rounds of showers and thunderstorms is finally on the horizon for the mid-Atlantic, but not before more downpours occur early this week.
Residents on Hawaii's Big Island are facing a new danger this week now that lava has entered the ocean--laze, a mix of hydrochloric acid, steam and fine glass particles.
Outdoor festivities during Memorial Day holiday weekend may be in jeopardy across the eastern and northwestern United States, while the Midwest welcomes a drying trend.
Dangerous heat is expected to worsen across northern India this week as both the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal are monitored for tropical cyclone development.
Following a plethora of damaging wind and hail reports in the western Plains on Friday, the next round of severe thunderstorms has its sights set on the central and southern Plains into Saturday evening.
Contestants in the 2018 Preakness Stakes race may face a muddy track in Baltimore on Saturday.