By Geoff Maurer, Weather Channel Meteorologist

(CHICAGO) Falling temps/blustery winds and some snow flakes are falling this afternoon. Some SNOW in the forecast for Thursday as a clipper comes through…maybe an inch or two in spots…then a rapid warm up for the weekend. Back in the 60s by Sunday.

Remainder of the afternoon|Windy…Occasional rain or snow showers this afternoon. Temperatures will drop into the mid 30s. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tonight|Cloudy with a few scattered evening snow showers. Low 26F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph.

Tomorrow|Cloudy with snow showers early and steady snow likely later in the day. High 37F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 80%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.

Tomorrow night|Snow showers before midnight. Becoming partly cloudy later. Low 21F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50%.

Friday|Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper 20s.

Saturday|A few clouds. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.

Sunday|Cloudy. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 50s.

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