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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

7-Day Forecast for Latitude 41.84°N and Longitude 87.68°W (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Chicago IL
Issued by: National Weather Service Chicago, IL
Last Update: 12:34 pm CST Dec 12, 2017
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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny


    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy


    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow


    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow


    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny


    High: 38 °F



  • This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.



    Chicago IL
     41.84°N 87.68°W

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