Spring snow is now expected to fall on Tuesday afternoon. Freeze watch issued.


Forecasters have pushed back the arrival of spring snow showers in the Chicago area to Tuesday afternoon, with freezing temperatures expected Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

The National Weather Service had said snow is expected to fall early Tuesday. Temperatures are now expected to drop to near zero in the afternoon, with rain showers turning to slush.

The weather service issued a frost watch for Tuesday evening, warning residents to cover sensitive plants to protect them from temperatures in the upper 1920s. There is also another chance of freezing temperatures Wednesday night, forecasters said.

After a brief taste of winter weather, spring conditions will return with daily highs in the 50s expected by Thursday.

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