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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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5 Miles SE Lincolnwood 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: 25 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 14 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 15 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 11 °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: 25 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 27 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 5 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Steady temperature around 25. 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 5 to 9 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow with widespread blowing snow before 2am, then snow showers likely between 2am and 3am, then patchy blowing snow and a chance of snow showers after 3am. Low around 14. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 15. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west 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 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.