Light Snow Showers and Gusty, Below Zero Wind Chills Heading Into Chicago Area | NBC Chicago

Light Snow Showers and Gusty, Below Zero Wind Chills Heading Into Chicago Area

Temperatures this week will dip into the teens, with wind chills below zero



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    Winter in Chicago is far from being over, as this week's weather forecast proves.

    A winter weather system will move in from the northwest Tuesday night, bringing light sleet or snow showers that could last overnight. The snow is not expected to accumulate in most areas, but parts of the far northern sections of the metro area could see light accumulation.

    A cold front comes on the heels of the light snow system beginning Wednesday. Morning temperatures are expected to remain in the low to mid-30s, but they will begin to drop during the day with highs in the teens. Overnight lows will dip to the single digits.

    More snow could fall Wednesday night into Thursday, but totals will be less than 1 inch in most areas, with northwest Indiana experiencing the most snow.

    The cold front is expected to last the rest of the week and through the weekend, with temperatures in the teens and wind chills below zero. Thursday looks to be the coldest day of the week with a high of just 13 degrees during the day.

    Lake effect snow may also cause more more light accumulation over the weekend in areas around Lake Michigan and northwest Indiana.

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