Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE RADAR] shows light snow precipitation passing over Lake Michigan into southern Michigan. No precipitation is expected until a chance of light snow Sunday about 1:00 p.m.
Satellite images show clouds over much of Illinois and with a band over southern Wisconsin. There will be some showing of blue skies today, but the real clearing will not occur until about 2:00 p.m. Friday.
Dangerous ice accumulations today and tomorrow will hinder travel and threaten trees and power lines. pic.twitter.com/gwhSTeKAfN
— CNN Weather Center (@CNNweather) December 5, 2013
Escaping to Florida by driving is probably not a good idea the next two days, but at least we’ll miss the ice storms to the south, and the heavy snow that already hit Minnesota to the north.
Temperatures are expected to be steady today around 27-29 degrees until about 5:00 p.m. A wind chill of 0 is expected Friday morning about 8:00 a.m. with 10 mph winds gusting to 15 mph. The actual temperature is expected to drop to 13 degrees. Friday’s high is expected to only rise to 21 degrees with a wind chill high of 9 degrees. The wind chill low Saturday morning is expected to be -5 degrees with an actual temperature low of 9 degrees. Saturday’s high temperature is only expected to rise to 19-20 degrees between 1-4 p.m.
Winds Saturday morning are expected to diminish about 11:00 a.m. from 10 mph to 8 mph from the northwest. Gust to 15 mph are expected to stop about 11:00 a.m.
Single digits lows — maybe to zero — are in the outlook for Monday-Tuesday overnight and Tuesday-Wednesday overnight. Wind chills could be down to -15 degrees.
— intellicast.com (@intellicast) December 2, 2013
Coldest weather in 2-3 years may hit the northwest United States.
Sticking snow-1st chc ground here's to be snow cvr'd-due late Sun followed by colder blast (single digits to near 0 inland at nite) nxt wk!
— Skilling (@Skilling) December 4, 2013
Skilling says first chance for snow cover might happen Sunday.
TODAY Sunrise: 7:04 AM Sunset: 4:20 PM
Today Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 28. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 20. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Snow likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
A chance of flurries. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
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