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Winter storm to bring heavy snow from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system in the central U.S. will push east setting the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow is forecast from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, freezing rain is possible. Gusty winds and blowing snow could lead to blizzard conditions for parts of the Midwest.
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Chicago Midway Airport IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

High: 33 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 11 °F

Monday

Gradual Clearing

Gradual
Clearing

High: 14 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 10 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 28 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 22 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 24 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 3 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature falling to around 26 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow showers with widespread blowing snow before midnight, then snow showers likely with patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -1. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Monday Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a steady temperature around 14. Wind chill values as low as -6. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -5. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.