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Wind to die down, but cold will stick around

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Chicagoans can look forward to more bitterly cold temperatures for the next few days, but the National Weather Service says the wind may die down by Monday night.

Meteorologist Ben Deubelbeiss says wind chills Monday have been near 20 degrees below zero in parts of northern Illinois.

“This cold airmass is going to remain in place for the next several days here,” he said. “Tonight, again, we’re expecting temerpatures to drop into the single digits.”

Deubelbeiss said the mercury will climb into the mid-20s by Thursday, but that’s still colder than normal for this time of year.

Over the weekend, parts of Lake Shore Drive closed down when massive waves were crashing onto the roadway.

Midway and O’Hare Airports are still recovering after winter weather caused nearly 1,700 flight cancellations on Sunday.

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