The weather conditions will make it feel more like football season than opening day for baseball at Wrigley Field Thursday when the Chicago Cubs host the Milwaukee Brewers.
“As is often the case with early-season baseball games, the forecast for Thursday doesn’t look particularly picnic-worthy,” Brett Borchardt, meteorologist for the National Weather Service’s Chicago office, wrote in an email to the Tribune. “We’re expecting temperatures near 47 degrees at first pitch with breezy west winds gusting 25 to 30 mph making it feel more like 40 degrees. We’re also expecting scattered rain and snow showers throughout the day.”
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This weather pattern is not unusual for this time of year in Chicago, he notes. The normal high…
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