Weather Headlines: We are tracking a developing storm which could bring significant snow and then a sharp drop in temperatures as we head into the weekend. Monitor the forecast daily for updates.
Tonight: Overcast, damp and cold. Some light snow develops in far southern counties by dawn. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Light NE winds shift SE between 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday: Overcast with flurries and light snow. Some minor accumulation will be possible north of I-80, but a dusting to an inch of snow will be possible south of I-80 before the snow tapers off and ends as it moves east by late afternoon or early evening in NW Indiana. Highs in the low to mid 30s. Light SE winds between 5 to 10 mph will shift N late afternoon.
Friday: Mostly cloudy skies become overcast; seasonably cold. Highs in the low to mid 30s. Light snow develops late in the evening or at night.
Saturday: Overcast, windy and colder with light to moderate snow through the morning. The steady snow should taper off through the afternoon in the metro area and in the evening in NW Indiana. Several inches a good possibility across the area. Highs in the mid to upper 20s will fall sharply late.
Saturday Night: A band of Lake Effect snow should develop and keep the snow going overnight in counties closer to the lake, windy and much colder. Lows in the single digits and low teens with below zero wind chill readings.
Sunday: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy, breezy and bitter cold. Lake Effect snow showers early on our side of Lake Michigan shift east into NW Indiana and may last through the afternoon where several inches of additional accumulation will be possible. Highs in the mid to upper teens with chill temps near zero.
Monday: Mostly cloudy skies become overcast with light snow developing; blustery and bitter cold. Morning wind chills well below zero. Afternoon highs in upper teens to low 20s.
Tuesday: Overcast with light snow; windy and not as cold. Highs in the mid to upper 20s.