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Despite recent clouds, flurries and chill, past week’s averaging 30-deg milder than year ago’s arctic chill; milder Pacific air & sun’s return Thursday lays foundation for higher temps in coming days; next storm on a southern track
Posted 10:45 PM, January 1, 2019, by
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Showers to follow Friday’s autumnal chill
Milder, more seasonable temperatures follow Friday’s brief chill; new round of showers arrive Saturday afternoon; blistering heat breaks more records across the southeast
Sunshine continues for a few more days, weekend chill on the way
Coldest air in 5 months to blow into Chicago in time for the weekend
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Milder 60s return this weekend ahead of powerful Autumn storm early next week; NOAA Winter Outlook suggests near normal temps and above normal precipitation for Great Lakes region
Weekend temps 11-deg milder than last; winds off lake limit Sunday highs to 50s lakeside; intense autumn storm brings wind, rain & t-storms Monday—then high winds & temp downturn Tuesday; “Nestor” sweeping the Southeast
Temperatures tumble 20+ degrees in 8 hours setting up a blustery, chilly weekend here while sections of the Dakotas dig out from 2+ feet of wind-driven snow, blizzard conditions; milder pattern to re-establish itself later next week
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Spotty showers Tuesday, modest warmup into the weekend
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Indiana & Michigan shorelines in for pounding Wednesday into Wed night as strong winds send 8 to 14 ft. waves ashore; November-level chill sweeps in—but 60s back by the weekend; tropical forecasters monitoring disturbance moving off Mexico possibly headed for Gulf Coast
High waves/dangerous swimming as Autumnal chill settles in
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