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More Snow, Cold Head for Chicago

Snow greets Chicago area as we say hello to March



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    Steady snow will fall Sunday with areas south of the I-80 and in northwest Indiana expecting 4 to 6 inches.

    Chicagoans ... steel yourselves. There's more snow and more cold headed for the city and suburbs this weekend into next week.

    A system moves into the area Sunday morning that could dump up to 4 inches on the city.

    Steady snow will fall throughout the day. Heavier snow is possible in areas south of the I-80 and in northwest Indiana at an estimated 4 to 6 inches.

    A bit of relief comes Monday during the day with sunny skies, a high of 31 degrees and dry conditions – but don't hold your breath.

    Sunny But Cold

    [CHI] Sunny But Cold
    Despite the abundant sunshine today, temperatures won't get out of the teens. (Published Friday, Feb. 27, 2015)

    Conditions are likely to change into something more icy overnight. The National Weather Service warns of rain, flooding and possible wintry build-up Monday night going into Tuesday.

    Tuesday morning’s commute could be treacherous with freezing rain, sleet and snow expected. As temps warm to a high of 37 degrees, snow will turn into rain.

    Colder air and an icy mix to the rain is possible Tuesday evening with the transition to snow overnight.