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Chicago Forecast: Strong Winds and Scattered Showers Cover the Area This Weekend

Several counties are under a wind advisory Sunday morning

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Strong winds are expected to sweep through the Chicago area Sunday as temperatures continue to drop.

According to the NBC 5 Storm team, cold temperatures will move in through the afternoon, dropping to low 30s and potentially bringing a mix of clouds, showers and snow in northern counties.

Wind gusts between 25 and 30 mph are expected Sunday, with some reaching as high as 50 mph, likely continuing into the evening.

As of Sunday morning, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Jasper, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Kenosha, La Porte, La Salle, Lake, McHenry, Newton and Will counties are under a wind advisory.

La Porte County is also under a lakeshore flood watch Sunday.

Rain will likely clear to start the week with sunny skies and breezy conditions expected Monday and Tuesday with highs in the mid 40s and low 50s.

The remainder of the week should be clear as the next chance for rain is expected Friday night into Saturday.

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