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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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2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

Low: 13 °F

Monday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 18 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 9 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 27 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 24 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 26 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 4 °F

Thursday

Slight Chance Snow

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 15 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 3 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Snow with widespread blowing snow before 3am, then snow likely between 3am and 4am, then patchy blowing snow and a chance of snow after 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 13. Wind chill values as low as 1. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Monday A chance of snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7am and 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -4. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Thursday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
  • Saturday Night A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Sunday A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 28.