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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

High: 36 °F

Tonight

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain/Snow

Low: 28 °F

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 28 °FFalling Temperatures

Sunday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 12 °F

Monday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 17 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 11 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 31 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 26 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A slight chance of rain and snow after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tonight Snow, possibly mixed with rain, becoming all snow after 10pm. Low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Sunday Snow with areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 22 by 5pm. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night Snow showers with areas of blowing snow before 1am, then snow showers likely after 1am. Low around 12. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Monday Snow showers likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
  • Wednesday A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.