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Winter storm to bring heavy snow from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system in the central U.S. will push east setting the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow is forecast from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, freezing rain is possible. Gusty winds and blowing snow could lead to blizzard conditions for parts of the Midwest.
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2 Miles NE Chicago IL

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

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

Low: 13 °F

Monday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 17 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 12 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 27 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 22 °F

Wednesday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 24 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 5 °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 26 by 5pm. Windy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow showers with widespread blowing snow before 1am, then snow showers likely with patchy blowing snow after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northeast wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Monday Snow showers likely before 7am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday Night A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.