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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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2 Miles NE Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Chance Freezing Drizzle

Chance
Freezing Drizzle

High: 34 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 21 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 38 °F

Wednesday
Night

Areas Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Areas
Rain

Low: 35 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 39 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 24 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 26 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 22 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A chance of freezing drizzle before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of rain before midnight, then areas of drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Thursday A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
  • Saturday Night A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26.
  • Sunday A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29.
  • Sunday Night A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 21.