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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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6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Late
Afternoon

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 29 °F

Tonight

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

Low: 28 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 31 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 21 °F

Wednesday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 38 °F

Wednesday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 34 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 38 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 24 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Late Afternoon Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tonight A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain, snow, and freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
  • Saturday Night A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Sunday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.