Radar and satellite images are showing promise that clouds will break enough to show the Total Lunar Eclipse, which begins at 11:53 CDT and reaches totality at 2:06 a.m. Clouds are expected to start breaking at about 11:00 p.m., and will be at about 50 percent sky cover at 2:15 a.m. The “blood red” Moon is displayed at totality and during minutes before and after totality at 2:06 a.m.
Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE PRECIPITATION TYPE RADAR] shows the trailing edge of snow near a line from McHenry to Elgin to Orland Park at about 8:55 p.m.
Satellite images [UNISYS Midwest IR SAT] show the border of broken clouds and mostly cloudy conditions at the Mississippi River at 8:55 p.m. The cloud conditions border should reach the northwest suburbs by midnight with gradual clearing overnight.
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TONIGHT A 30 percent chance of snow before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49.
Friday Night A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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