45 mph wind gusts to hit Chicago Monday

Residents were advised to secure or bring loose lightweight objects indoors, the weather service said. Minor tree damage is also possible.

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Waves crash along the shoreline near Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course, Thursday, March 18, 2021.

High wind gusts are expected to hit Chicago March 29, 2021.

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Chicagoans will see a blustery Monday afternoon and evening as high winds blow into the area.

Strong winds will hit the city from the south and bring gusts up to 45 mph through early evening, according to the National Weather Service. 

Areas around Rockford, Waukegan, Elgin and DeKalb could see gusts around 50 mph, the weather service said. Southwest suburban areas will see gusts closer to 30 mph. 

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National Weather Service

Residents were advised to secure or bring loose lightweight objects indoors, the weather service said. Minor tree damage is also possible. 

Meanwhile, temperatures are expected to dip from a high of 62 to a low of around 47 at night, the weather service said.

Tuesday’s temps are expected to stay warm, with a high near 63 degrees.

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