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Rejoice, Travelers: Warm Temperatures, No Snow Expected For Christmas And Hanukkah

There could be periods of fog, but traveling for the holidays should be pretty easy this coming week.

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CHICAGO — Traveling is looking as easy as pie — or maybe Christmas pudding — for the upcoming holidays.

Temperatures will be unseasonably warm and there’s no chance of snow next week, said Kevin Donofrio, a National Weather Service meteorologist.

“There’s really no significant weather anywhere across the Great Lakes, across the Midwest,” Donofrio said. “It’s pretty good — about as good as it gets.”

Temperatures will hit the lower 40s on Friday and then rise to the mid- to upper 40s Saturday, Donofrio said.

On Sunday, when Hanukkah begins, it could get as warm as the low 50s, and Monday will also see temperatures in the 50s.

On Tuesday — which is Christmas Eve — the city will cool off a bit and temperatures will fall to the upper 40s or low 50s, Donofrio said.

Christmas day on Wednesday will be in the mid-40s, and there’s a low chance for rain, Donofrio said.

There could be periods of fog over the next few days, but no snow is expected throughout the week, Donofrio said.

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