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It's basically going to be spring in Chicago this weekend

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Nick Kotecki
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Expect to see at least one person in short sleeves this weekend, Chicagoans. The trend of seasonally bizarre weather is set to continue.

Temperatures are forecasted to be as high as in the 50s by CBS and NBC, while Chicago's favorite weatherman Tom Skilling predicts temperatures to be a whopping 17 degrees higher than average. "It's effectively like turning the calendar ahead a month-and-a-half with mid-March level temperatures coming," he said in his WGN9 forecast. Skilling also took care to mention that a viewer's crocuses have sprouted it's been so unseasonably warm.

To top this spring warmth off, the city's even due for a bit of rain on Sunday. And that's not all. For the first time since the winter solstice (the shortest, darkest day of the year), we'll experience 10 hours of daylight on Sunday, according to timeanddate.com. Just this week the sun began setting after 5pm. 

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