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Heavy lake-effect snow continues across lower Great Lakes

Another round of heavy lake-effect snow is forecast for the Great Lakes through mid-day Friday. An additional 30 inches or more could fall in some locations, on top of the impressive amounts that have fallen already. This will result in very difficult or nearly impossible travel at times in the heaviest snow bands. The snow should taper off during the morning on Friday.
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6 Miles SSE Lincolnwood IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 13 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 30 °F

Friday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 28 °FRising Temperatures

Saturday

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain

High: 46 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

Low: 42 °F

Sunday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain

High: 50 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

Low: 40 °F

Monday

Chance Rain/Snow

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 40 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as 1. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night A slight chance of freezing rain and sleet between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of freezing rain. Increasing clouds, with a temperature falling to near 28 by 8pm, then rising to around 35 during the remainder of the night. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Saturday A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
  • Saturday Night Rain likely. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Rain. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
  • Sunday Night Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Monday A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Breezy.
  • Monday Night A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
  • Thanksgiving Day A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.