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Storm system to bring winter weather from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system spinning over the central U.S. will set the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow will extend from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, marginal temps will lead to the possibility of a transition zone of sleet and freezing rain.
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7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

High: 33 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 12 °F

Monday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 14 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 11 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 28 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 22 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 24 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 4 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature falling to around 24 by 5pm. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow showers with widespread blowing snow before midnight, then snow showers likely with patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -1. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Monday Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a steady temperature around 14. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.