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Today's Forecast: Sunny, Damp and Cold Start

Then Clouds...Then Rain

Thursday Forecast

NBC Storm Team 5 meteorologist Andy Avalos has your latest forecast update.

(Published 57 minutes ago)

Today: Mostly sunny, damp and cold this morning with temps in the mid to upper 20s to start, then slowly rising through the 30s.  Clouds will increase and thicken through the day with light rain showers developing late afternoon in far southern counties then spreading north across the area this evening. Comfortable this afternoon as temps reach the low to mid 40s with light SE/E winds between 2 to 8 mph.

Tonight: Overcast with light to moderate rain.  Temps range from 34 degrees in far NW areas and closer to 40 degrees in the city and NW Indiana. Light E winds shift N 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Overcast with light rain showers ending early; damp and chilly through the morning.  Mostly cloudy, breezy and cool in the afternoon.  Highs in the upper 30s in far NW areas, but the low and mid 40s in most areas. Wind: N/NE 5 10 15 mph.

Saturday: Partly to mostly sunny and pleasantly cool. Highs in the low to mid 40s.  A system will be passing southeast of the metro area and may bring some rain to portions of NW Indiana. 

Sunday: Partly to mostly sunny, pleasantly cool.  Highs in the low to mid 40s.

Monday: Mostly sunny, breezy and seasonably cold.  Highs in the mid 30s.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, seasonably chilly. Highs mid to upper 30s.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, breezy and a little milder.  Highs in the low 40s.