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Winter storm for Rockies and High Plains

A storm system over the northern Rockies will move eastward towards the High Plains by Christmas Day. The system will produce snow over parts of the Great Basin, Rockies and High Plains on Christmas. Some of the snow will be heavy, with hazardous travel conditions. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect in these areas.
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2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Christmas
Day

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

High: 40 °F

Tonight

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 35 °F

Friday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 47 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Drizzle

Chance
Drizzle

Low: 42 °F

Saturday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

High: 45 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 28 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 33 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 26 °F

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Christmas Day Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Friday Night A chance of drizzle after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 45. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
  • Monday Night A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 24.