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Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
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Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 43 °F

Tonight

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 36 °F

Saturday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 43 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 35 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 50 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 57 °F

Monday
Night

Showers Likely

Showers
Likely

Low: 49 °F

Tuesday

Showers Likely

Showers
Likely

High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Scattered snow showers before 1pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Very windy, with a north wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tonight Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Saturday A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Monday Night Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49.
  • Tuesday Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55.
  • Tuesday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.