Chicago Forecast

Light Snow and Cloudy Skies on Tap For Chicago Area This Weekend

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People in the Chicago area likely woke up to snow Saturday morning and can expect more light showers throughout the weekend.

According to NBC 5 Meteorologists, light, scattered snow showers are expected throughout the day on Saturday producing around an inch or two of accumulation. Highs will likely remain in the low to mid 30s.

By Saturday evening, snow should primarily clear leaving some flurries, which will continue overnight into Sunday morning.

On Saturday, winds from the southwest are expected to sweep through the area becoming northwest by the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Some winds could gust up to to 20 miles per hour.

Light snowfall and clouds are expected Sunday, as well, with around an inch or two expected of accumulation in some areas. Highs will likely be in the low 30s.

On Martin Luther King Day Monday, Chicago can expect mostly cloudy skies with highs in the low 30s. Temperatures will likely warm by mid-week before a cold front moves in through the area next weekend.

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