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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 21 °F

Saturday

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

High: 36 °F

Saturday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 27 °F

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: 28 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

Low: 12 °F

Monday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 17 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 11 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 30 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
  • Saturday Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Snow, mainly after 9pm. Low around 27. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Sunday Snow with areas of blowing snow. High near 28. Windy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night Snow with areas of blowing snow before midnight, then snow showers likely with areas of blowing snow after midnight. Low around 12. Windy, with a north northeast wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Wednesday A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.