Super Bowl Weekend Snow in Chicago: Timing and Snow Total Predictions

Once again, Super Bowl weekend could see accumulating snow in the Chicago area. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect in the days ahead.

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Light snow is expected to develop Friday evening.
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The snow likely won't result in much accumulation but could bring a dusting to areas mainly along the Illinois-Wisconsin border.
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Spotty showers begin Saturday afternoon, though with temps warming up, this is likely to develop as a rain-snow mix.
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That rain-snow mix is expected to develop into more moderate snow during the overnight hours and into Sunday morning.
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By early Sunday morning, snow will cover much of the Chicago area. There is a chance for some lake effect showers and winds turn off the lake Sunday morning, which could bring additional accumulation along the lakefront.
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The system is expected to move out by Sunday evening, heading into northwest Indiana.
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At the end of the two-day system, totals could range anywhere from 2-5 inches in the Chicago area, according to the global forecast models.
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European models predict fewer totals by Sunday evening, though some spots could still see up to 5 inches, particularly in far northern counties.
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The snow is expected to return Monday evening and continue into Tuesday morning. Another system will bring some accumulation by Tuesday evening as well.
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