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Storm system to bring winter weather from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system spinning over the central U.S. will set the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow will extend from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, marginal temps will lead to the possibility of a transition zone of sleet and freezing rain.
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Wadsworth IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

High: 29 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 7 °F

Monday

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

High: 16 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 8 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 25 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 17 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 21 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: -3 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature falling to around 23 by 4pm. 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 midnight, then patchy blowing snow and a chance of snow showers after midnight. Low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -4. Windy, with a north northeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -12. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -9. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.