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Friday’s cold temperatures bring the coldest Arctic air, but Christmas Eve/Christmas will be the coldest since 1983

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by: Mark Carroll, Jennifer Konke, Bill Snyder

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On the eve of the New Year’s weekend, a significant warming is expected

COLD, ARCTIC AIR PROTECTS MOST OF THE COUNTRY

How much below normal is the temperature on Friday?

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HOLIDAY WEEKEND STARTS WITH A GIST OF WIND – CHRISTMAS IS SLOWLY DOWN

Wind chills will stay below zero through the weekend

PEAK GUST ON SATURDAY

SUNDAY PEAK GUST

SATURDAY “MINIMAL” COOLING

SUNDAY “MINIMAL” WIND CHILL


COLD CHRISTMAS WEEKEND

The upcoming Christmas holidays will not be record-breaking, but will be considered the coldest in the city in almost 4 decades


TEMPERATURES WILL RISE NEXT WEEK

A cold Christmas weekend will be replaced by a much warmer New Year’s


BURSTS OF VETO IN THE EDUCATION AREA

Strong gusts added to bitterly cold temperatures Friday along with some wind/snow drifts


TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR 8-14 DAYS

The outlook is for warming through late 2022 and early 2023 east of the Rockies
— December 31, 2022 to January 6, 2023


TEMPERATURES CONTINUOUSLY RISE AFTER A COLD HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Forecast and normal maximum temperatures for O’Hare Airport
December 24 to December 30


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