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Winter weather returns to New England, wet weather in Southwest

A fast-moving clipper system will bring snow across much of New England on Friday. The heaviest snow is expected across Maine, New Hampshire and eastern Massachusetts. Snowfall totals will be much less than what the nor'easter earlier this week brought, with less than six inches forecast for most areas. Meanwhile, wet weather will prevail across parts of the Southwest into the weekend.
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2 Miles SE Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 26 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 20 °F

Saturday

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

High: 35 °F

Saturday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 26 °F

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: 26 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 12 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 18 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Snow

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 13 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Increasing clouds, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Snow, mainly after 9pm. Low around 26. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Sunday Snow with areas of blowing snow. High near 26. Windy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
  • Sunday Night Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
  • Monday Night A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Wednesday A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
  • Wednesday Night A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.