Today's Forecast: Spring-like Day - NBC Chicago

Today's Forecast: Spring-like Day

Rain & Storms/Possibly Severe

Possible Dusting of Snow

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(Published Monday, Jan. 22, 2018)

NBC 5 Storm Team meteorologists detail the full forecast for the week ahead. 


See the full forecast below.

Today:  Clouds should break for at least partial, if not mostly sunny skies early this afternoon as temps continue to climb to between 55 to 60 degrees. Showers and thunderstorms will return later this afternoon into early this afternoon and move from west to east. A few storms may become strong to severe with hail and isolated tornadoes possible. Wind: E/SE wind will shift S 10 to 15 with gusts to 25 mph.

Tonight: Rain showers will mix with then change to wet snow overnight with a slushy inch or two possible, especially in far northern counties by dawn; breezy and colder.  Lows from the mid and upper 20s far northwest to low and mid 30s in NW Indiana.  Wind: S winds shift W 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Overcast with snow showers tapering off through the morning with some minor accumulation possible; breezy and much colder.  Highs in the low to mid 30s.  Wind: NW 10 to 20 with gusts to 30 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, breezy and seasonably cold.  Highs in the low to mid 30s.

Thursday: Partly to mostly sunny, breezy and turning milder.  Highs in the low 40s.

Friday: Partly sunny, windy and warmer.  Highs in the low 50s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with showers likely, breezy and cooler.  Highs in the mid 40s.

Sunday: Partly sunny, windy and colder with flurries possible.  Highs in the low 30s.