After up to 10 inches of snow were dropped on the Chicago area Friday, the city is expected to experience warmer temperatures and still sloppy conditions into the new week.
The slight warmup, as the Chicago Tribune reports, could be accompanied by freezing rain, fog, icy roads and even the small possibility of thunderstorms Sunday as temperatures hover around 32 degrees. With snow already on the ground, the warmer air will likely breed dense fog that could make for low visibility in the area.
According to the Associated Press, southern parts of the state will be even warmer, with temperatures approaching 60 degrees Sunday.
Areas south of Chicago will be most at risk of heavy rain accompanied by thunder and winds up to 60 mph late Sunday, according to the Tribune. Flooding on account of the melting snow is also possible, though no flood watches or warnings had been issued in the area as of Sunday morning.
The snowstorm that hit Chicago Friday caused the city to detour buses off icy Lake Shore Drive and led to the cancellation of more than 700 flights at the city's airports.
Heading into the work week, the Chicago Weather Center is forecasting temperature highs in the 30s throughout the week with high winds gusting to 35 mph continuing into Monday.
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