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Chicago Celebrates Spring Awakening

By DNAinfo Staff | March 30, 2014 3:32pm
 With temperatures expected to reach the mid-50s, dog owners were drawn to the Montrose Dog Beach on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Dog owners celebrate advent of spring
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We made it, Chicago.

After a winter for the record books, endless snow that massed 80 inches, and measurable snow on the ground for 52 straight days, we've entered spring. Or at least we can enjoy spring-like temperatures Sunday and Monday.

With Sunday's high expected to hit 54 and a balmy 63 on Monday - just in time for the White Sox to kick off the baseball season - city residents hit the beaches, dog parks, bike paths and back porches.

Don't box up your scarves just yet, though. It's going to drop to the low 40s by Tuesday.

But for now, one Instagram user summed up many people's thoughts, exclaiming simply, "I'm outside!!!!!"