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Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region on Friday and into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 39 °F

Tonight

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 36 °F

Saturday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 43 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 34 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 50 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 57 °F

Monday
Night

Showers Likely

Showers
Likely

Low: 49 °F

Tuesday

Showers Likely

Showers
Likely

High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Very windy, with a north wind around 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tonight Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers, becoming all snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Saturday A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 34. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Monday Night Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49.
  • Tuesday Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55.
  • Tuesday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.