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March 20: March cold snap arrives on first day of spring

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Spring arrived at 6:02 Wednesday morning, but it will feel more like January than March. Bundle up with all the winter gear as a cold Canada air mass has descended on Chicago.

It will be windy with wind chills near zero. Sunshine gives way to some clouds later Wednesday and a snow shower is possible mainly south of the city and in NW Indiana.

Slightly warmer weather arrives Thursday and Friday as high temps warm into the mid 30s which is still 10-12 degrees below normal for this time of year.

The clouds will roll in over the weekend with a chance of some mixed precipitation on Sunday. High temperatures will approach 40 both Saturday and Sunday.

Wednesday: First Day of spring! Mostly sunny, windy and raw. 20 degrees below average. Highs: 23-28 Lows: 13-18

Thursday: Mostly sunny and continued cool. Highs: 28-32 Lows: 18-25

Friday: Partly sunny and warmer. Highs: 35-39 Lows: 25-30

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs: 36-38 Lows: 28-32

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Highs: 38-42 Lows: 28-32

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow early. Highs: 35-40 Lows: 20-25

Tuesday: Partly sunny and windy. A few flurries. Highs: 35-40 Lows: 20-25


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