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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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4 Miles ENE Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

High: 26 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 14 °F

Monday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 18 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 12 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 27 °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: 6 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Steady temperature around 26. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 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 14. Wind chill values as low as -1. Windy, with a north 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 Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -3. 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.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -4. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 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 6.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.