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Chicago Hit With 40 MPH Winds, Frigid Temps — But It Will Be In The 50s By Friday

It could feel as chilly as 13 degrees overnight and the wind is sticking around all week.

A person walks close to large waves lapping upon the seawall at Museum Campus during the first snowfall of the season on Nov. 15, 2022.
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CHICAGO — Chicagoans can expect major temperature swings this week.

Wednesday is expected to hit 32 degrees — but the wind chill has it feeling much chillier, with a temperature of 10 degrees as of Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. The day will be breezy, with gusts up to 40 mph possible.

“Temperatures will swing down & up & down again with these winds,” the weather agency tweeted.

It could feel as chilly as 13 degrees overnight, with 40 mph winds.

More wind is expected later in the week, too.

Thursday will be sunny and warmer, with a high of 38 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. There could be wind gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Friday is expected to be significantly warmer, heating up to 53 degrees. But the day will be partly cloudy, and the wind will continue, with gusts up to 35 mph.

Saturday will be mostly sunny, but it will stay breezy. It could warm up to 36 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Sunday is expected to see similar weather, with mostly sunny skies and a high of 38 degrees predicted.

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