Feeling more like winter for Opening Day

NOW: Feeling more like winter for Opening Day

It's been a chilly Wednesday across southeast Wisconsin with temperatures running about 25° colder than yesterday afternoon.

Factor in the gusty winds between 20-30 mph and it feels like it's at or below freezing. It's going to feel even worse Thursday morning as clear skies will allow temps to drop into the low 20s. Wind will still be around 10-15 mph in the morning, putting wind chills in the upper single digits to low teens around daybreak.

We'll have a lot of sunshine for Opening Day, but temps will likely be in the mid 30s at first pitch early in the afternoon, so it's no surprise the roof will be closed at American Family Field.

This will be the coldest Opening Day since 2016. The only year the roof has been open on Opening Day was in 2010 when temps were in the low 70s at first pitch!

Thankfully this cold weather won't stick around for long. We'll likely our rather cold on Friday with wind chills in the 20s once again, but a southerly wind will help temps climb back into the upper 40s to around 50 in the afternoon with low 60s returning for Easter weekend.

Rain chances return early next week. Download the CBS 58 Ready Weather App to see the full 7 day forecast.

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