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What's the weather like in Chicago today? Friday, Nov. 6, 2009

What's the weather like in Chicago today? Friday, Nov. 6, 2009

Nov 6th, 2009, 08:10 AM
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LKL
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What's the weather like in Chicago today? Friday, Nov. 6, 2009

I'm heading to Chicago today! I checked the weather report and it says it will be partly sunny and around low 60's/high 50's. To me, that is not that cold but other people I know are freaking me out by asking if I was bringing thermal underwear and all of this total below freezing gear. ?? Am I missing something?? Someone said the wind factor will make it seem way colder. So I would like to know, from people in Chicago right now, what is the weather like? Do I need thermal underwear? I am bringing a down jacket, gloves, scarves, etc. But nothing like ear warmers or moon boots.

Any help would be appreciated!
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Nov 6th, 2009, 08:27 AM
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When are you talking about? I mean, what hour or what minute?
I spent five nights in Chicago last weekend. It may seem warm one minute; go around the corner and it feels 20 degrees colder, depending on being in sun or shade and the wind factor. One day I was bundled with gloves and knit hat over my ears, and the next day I was out by the lake in short sleeves.

Be ready for anything. Hey, it's Chicago!
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Nov 6th, 2009, 08:29 AM
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It is a bit more bustery that 60 sounds like, but I certainly don't think moon boots are necessary, as no blizzard is predicted.
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Nov 6th, 2009, 08:58 AM
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If you don't like the weather in Chicago, wait a minute and it will change. The wind will definitely make it cooler.
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Nov 6th, 2009, 01:26 PM
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It's windy. This weekend is supposed to be 10 degrees warmer than normal. And this entire year has been colder and wetter than usual- so a nice Fall weather weekend will be welcome.

I had on a leather coat today- jacket style- not long and after a brisk 20 minute walk- I wanted to head back inside.

It is NOT supposed to rain. For Chicago area, the weather is doable for visitors.
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