Today's Forecast: Clear and Cold Start - NBC Chicago

Today's Forecast: Clear and Cold Start

Mostly Sunny, Windy and Milder Afternoon

Tuesday Forecast

Alicia Roman has the latest forecast update for the Chicago area. 

(Published 4 hours ago)

Today: Sunny and cold in the morning with light winds, but look for the wind to increase later in the morning. Mostly sunny, windy and a little milder in the afternoon. Highs in the low 50s north to upper 50s far south. Wind: SW winds increase to 15 to 25 with gusts to 30 and 35 mph. We'll see a few more clouds in the evening with the passage of a cold front, but remain dry.

Tonight: Mostly clear, breezy and colder.  Lows from 34 inland to 39 in the city.  Wind: W/NW 15 to 15 with gusts to 20 mph, but will ease overnight.

Wednesday: Despite plenty of sunshine, it will be a blustery day with temps in the mid to upper 40s, perhaps hitting 50 or 51 degrees in a few spots for a few hours in the afternoon. Wind: NW 10 to 20 with gusts to 25 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, breezy and a little milder.  Highs in the mid 50s.

Friday: Mostly sunny skies give way to more clouds in the afternoon; breezy and seasonably milder.  Highs in the upper 50s to low 60s.  Cloudy with showers developing in the evening or overnight.

Saturday: Mostly to partly sunny, breezy and chilly.  Highs in the upper 40s to low 50s.More clouds in the evening and at night with a few light rain/snow showers possible.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, breezy and quite chilly. Highs between 45 to 50 degrees.

Monday: Mostly to partly sunny, breezy and milder.  Highs in the upper 50s to 60 degrees.