Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE RADAR] is all clear at about 10:30 a.m. The next chance for precipitation is Sunday morning and extending until 11:00 p.m. Sunday. About 1/4 to 1/2-inch snowfall is possible Sunday.
Satellite images show for the second consecutive day that northeast Illinois is clear while northwest Illinois, most of Wisconsin and eastern Iowa is cloudy. Clouds are expected to gradually increase starting about 7:00 p.m. Saturday with mostly cloudy conditions by about 5:00 a.m.
Gorgeous weather for Saturday. Your forecast right now on the NBC 5 News Today at 5am. pic.twitter.com/okExH1xAlU
— NBC's Storm Team 5 (@NBCStormTeam5) December 28, 2013
NBC Storm Team takes the heat up a notch and forecasts it will last a little longer that the NWS forecast.
Today’s high of 46 degrees (normal high 32) should occur about 3:00 p.m. followed by a slow and continuous drop to 40 degrees at midnight Saturday/Sunday, 31 degrees at 6:00 a.m. Sunday, 28 degrees at noon Sunday, 10 degrees at 9:00 p.m. Sunday, 6 degrees at midnight, Sunday/Monday and -3 degrees by 8:00 a.m. Monday morning.
New Year’s Eve temperature forecasts have improved a little with a high of 10 degrees during the day and a low of -1 degree at midnight Tuesday/Wednesday. Wind chill at midnight on New Year’s Eve is expected to be about -11 degrees. However, we are still facing a forecast with a big temperature drop — a 49-degree drop in 40 hours (46 degrees, 3 PM Saturday to -3 degrees at 7 AM Monday).
— NWS Sioux Falls (@NWSSiouxFalls) December 28, 2013
SIOUX FALLS: 70-80 DEGREE DROP
TODAY Sunrise: 7:19 AM Sunset: 4:27 PM
Sunny, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 29. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Snow likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 18 by 5pm. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
A slight chance of flurries before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
New Year’s Day
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
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