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Storm system to bring winter weather from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system spinning over the central U.S. will set the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow will extend from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, marginal temps will lead to the possibility of a transition zone of sleet and freezing rain.
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7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

High: 28 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

Low: 14 °F

Monday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

High: 17 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 11 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 28 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

Low: 20 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 24 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 5 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature falling to around 23 by 5pm. Windy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
  • Tonight Occasional snow with widespread blowing snow before 1am, then snow likely with areas of blowing snow after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 14. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northeast wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Monday Snow showers likely before 7am, then a chance of snow showers between 7am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -2. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday Night A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 20.
  • Wednesday A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
  • Wednesday Night A slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.