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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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7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 25 °F

Tuesday

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Wintry
Mix

High: 32 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 20 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 38 °F

Wednesday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 35 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 39 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 24 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 28 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Freezing drizzle, possibly mixed with snow, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday Areas of snow and freezing drizzle before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
  • 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 a chance of rain, snow, and freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 39. 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 22.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
  • Saturday Night A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
  • Sunday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 23.