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Nor'easter winding down as new system approaches Northeast, record-breaking warmth continues across central U.S.

The nor'easter that brought 2-3 feet of snow to parts of the Northeast is winding down, with heavy snow and strong winds continuing across eastern Maine on Wednesday. Another round of snow is expected across the Northeast Thursday into Friday. Meanwhile, temperatures as much as 25-35 degrees above normal will continue across the central U.S.
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7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Freezing Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Freezing Rain
Likely

Low: 33 °FRising Temperatures

Thursday

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 37 °F

Thursday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 19 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 25 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 18 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 32 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

Low: 25 °F

Sunday

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

High: 28 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight A slight chance of rain or freezing rain before midnight, then rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 36 by 1am. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
  • Thursday Rain and snow likely before noon, then a slight chance of snow between noon and 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Windy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 20 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Sunday Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
  • Sunday Night Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
  • Monday A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Monday Night A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
  • Tuesday Night A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
  • Wednesday A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.