Deep freeze continues as Arctic air invades the region

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PIX WEATHER CENTER — High pressure will keep us in the deep freeze for the end of the work week with high temperatures once again struggling to reach the 20 degree mark.

Skies will be partly cloudy with a brisk Northwest wind which will make it feel like the single digits.

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A weak “Alberta Clipper” will approach the Tri-State Area on Saturday bringing light snow which will begin in the afternoon.

Accumulations will be minor with about an inch or two mainly over the Northern and Western Suburbs.

Temperatures on Saturday will rise to the upper 20s as this system moves through the region.

It is back into the deep freeze on Sunday as another shot of Arctic air will invade the region.

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Temperatures will remain in the lower 20s during the day with single digits once again overnight.

A second weak “Alberta Clipper” will move through early Monday Morning bringing snow flurries and scattered snow showers.

The Arctic air will remain firmly anchored over the Tri-State area through most of next week with highs near 20 degrees and overnight lows in the single digits.

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