Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE PRECIPITATION TYPE RADAR] is all clear at about 9:25 a.m. after a few flurries exiting the south suburbs toward northwest Indiana.
Satellite images show clouds approaching from the west.
Significant weather in the near term is rain, sleet and slow after midnight until about 6:00 am., and a high of possibly 59 degrees with gusty winds Friday. Clouds are forecast to decrease today until about 7:00 p.m. and then increase with approaching precipitation.
TODAY Sunrise: 6:53 AM Sunset: 7:04 PM
Cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 44 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. West wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to northeast about 7:00 p.m.
Tonight A chance of rain showers, snow, and sleet after 1:00 am until about 6:00 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32 from midnight through 7:00 a.m. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening about 8:00 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday A chance of rain showers after 4pm until about 6:00 p.m. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59 at 4:00 p.m. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon about 3:00 p.m. Winds starting about 10:00 a.m. and lasting until 1:00 p.m. could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33 at 6:00 a.m. Saturday. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph lasting until 1:00 p.m. Saturday.
This morning's snow is over and the afternoon looks much better for the 1st day of spring #Chicago. @nbcchicago pic.twitter.com/uyDqtWN0Ri
— NBC's Storm Team 5 (@NBCStormTeam5) March 20, 2014
Saturday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Monday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
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