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Friday. March. 23

Winter Storm Watch for heavy snow over a good portion of the Chicago area Friday evening into Saturday afternoon.
High pressure centered north of Lake Superior gradually gives way to low pressure moving out of the central plains and passing to our south Saturday.
Sun in the morning, especially north portion with an increase in afternoon cloudiness.
Highs in the mid 40s.
Thickening clouds overnight; accumulating snow likely spreading into our area from the west after midnight. E/NE winds.

Saturday. March 24

Cloudy with an accumulating heavy wet snow likely – 4-8 inches possible mainly to the south and west of Chicago with lesser amounts to the north. Snow ends in the afternoon. Partly cloudy overnight. SE/E winds.

Sunday. March 25

Partly sunny with near seasonable temperatures. Highs in the mid to upper 40s. Partly cloudy overnight. Southeast winds.

Monday. March 26

A sunny start with a gradual increase in clouds. A chance of rain spreading into the area from the west later in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Southeast winds.

Tuesday. March 27

Cloudy and mild with occasional showers and a few thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. A good chance of rain overnight. Southwest winds shift northeast at night.

Wednesday. March 28

Mostly cloudy during the forenoon becoming partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs for the most part in the middle 50s. Partly cloudy overnight. Northwest winds.

Thursday. March 29

A mix of clouds and sun with high temperatures in the upper 40s to lower 50s although significantly cooler near the lakefront. Partly cloudy overnight. Northeast winds.