The Lake Forest area is experiencing positive temperatures for the first time in nearly 40 hours as the mercury hovered around to 3 above zero this afternoon according to the National Weather Service.
Though the wind chill is 9 below zero, the current forecast no longer calls for sub zero temperatures in the seven-day predictions with a high of 12 Wednesday.
Schools and other organizations are expected to be open Wednesday.
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