Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE RADAR] shows thin line of snow precipitation from West Bend to Madison to Dubuque moving from northwest to southeast toward Chicagoland at about 5:30 a.m.
Light snow starts far NW after 7:00, moves in and out around noon with a dusting to an inch. Then windy & cold! pic.twitter.com/JGlwMPbsHA
— NBC's Storm Team 5 (@NBCStormTeam5) December 17, 2013
Today’s outlook from NBC Storm Team 5.
Satellite images show the thickest cloud cover over northern Iowa and southern Wisconsin at about 5:00 a.m.
About 0.6 inch of snow is expected between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Some additional snow flurries are forecast from about 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Clouds are expected to decrease starting about noon and continued clearing is expected until midnight. The snow is expected to be dry as in most of the recent snowfalls.
Gusty winds from the northwest 20-34 MPH are expected to start about 9:00 a.m. and continue until 5:00 p.m.
Warming trend through the rest of the week with Thursday looking like the best day.
TODAY Sunrise: 7:14 AM Sunset: 4:21 PM
Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before noon, then areas of blowing snow between noon and 3pm, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of light snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24.
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Snow Cover TUE DEC 17 2013 6:45 AM is 7 inches.
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