Weekly weather update for March 15


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By Brandon Montemayor, Lifestyle writer

DeKALB — The week of March 15 will see several chances for precipitation including snow and will remain in the low to mid 40s until the weekend. Forecast data was provided by the National Weather Service



Monday will be breezy with snow in the afternoon. The daytime will be near 31 degrees with an east wind of around 20 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100% with 1 to 3 inches of snow possible, before turning into freezing rain during the overnight hours.  



Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of freezing drizzle. The high will be near 42 degrees and there will be a low of 28 degrees in the evening. 



Wednesday will be partly sunny with a high near 46 degrees. There will be a 50% chance of rain after 8 p.m., with an evening low around 34 degrees.



Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a high near 44 degrees. Expect lingering precipitation with rain and snow mixtures possible throughout the day. Temperatures will drop during the evening to a low around 31 degrees. 



Friday will be mostly sunny with a high near 46. Temperatures will drop to a low around 27 degrees overnight. 



Saturday will be mostly sunny with a daytime high near 52. Saturday will see mostly clear skies as it drops to a low around 31 degrees. 



Sunday will be sunny with a daytime high near 58 degrees.