Record-breaking warmth in Chicago on Black Friday

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CHICAGO -- Friday dawned chilly with temperatures in the low 30s, but the day’s 100 percent sunshine and gusty southerly winds quickly pushed readings into the lower 60s, making this November 2017’s mildest temperature to date and the warmest Black Friday since records began in 1871.

Cooler air arrives this weekend but highs are still expected to be above average,  topping out near 50 degrees under mostly sunny skies.

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