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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Ahead of a series of Chicago-area snow systems that could bring some of the largest snowfall totals of the season, a Winter Weather Advisory for Cook County has been issued, starting at midnight Saturday until 3 p.m. Sunday.
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Temperatures Saturday could reach the mid- to upper-30s ahead of scattered light rain or rain mixed with snow showers in the afternoon.
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Saturday night could see a chance for light snow beginning in the evening.
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Temperature highs are expected to top out in the upper-20s Sunday as a cold front approaches with more light snow coupled with lake-effect snow showers into the evening.
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By Sunday afternoon the Chicago area will dry up for a brief period. Monday is then expected to be partly sunny and again could see the chance for light snow during the afternoon and evening hours.
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At the end of the two days, totals will likely be between 1 and 3 inches inland and 2 and 4 inches along the lakefront.
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It remains unclear exactly how much snow these waves will dump on the Chicago area, but NBC 5 Storm Team meteorologists advise watching forecasts throughout the weekend and next week as conditions develop.
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