Monday Forecast: A Mixed Bag - NBC Chicago

Monday Forecast: A Mixed Bag

Light Snow/Flurries/Light Rain

NBC 5 meteorologist Alicia Roman has your latest forecast update.

(Published Monday, Dec. 11, 2017)

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

See the full seven-day forecast below.

Weather Alerts: A Winter Storm Watch and Winter Storm Warning to the east in the Michiana snow belts from late tonight through Wednesday morningfor periods of heavy snow and strong winds with whiteout conditions at times.

Today: Mostly cloudy to cloudy and cold with some very light snow or flurries early this morning with little to no accumulation. As temps rise a light mix of light snow and rain showers will be possible later this afternoon, then just a little snow again this evening with the passage of a strong cold front. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. Wind: Light S/SE winds will become SW and gradually increase, but shift NW late afternoon and evening and become even stronger between 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with flurries in the metro area, but some Lake Effect snow showers develop in NW Indiana with some accumulation by dawn; windy and much colder.  Lows in the teens in most areas, but near 20 in the city and NW Indiana. Strong N/NW winds between 15 and 25 with gusts to 35 mph will create wind chill reading near zero.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy skies become partly sunny; windy and colder. Lake Effect snow in the Michiana snow belts. Highs in the upper teens to low 20s. Wind: NW 15 to 25 with gusts to 35 mph creating wind chill readings in the single digits.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, breezy and cold with some light snow or flurries possible. Highs in the  upper 20s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with more light snow or flurries possible, breezy and cold. Highs in the low 30s.

Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy, continued cold.  Highs near 30 degrees.

Saturday: More clouds than sun, but breezy and milder. Highs in the low 40s.

Sunday: Partly sunny and pleasant for the season. Highs near 40 degrees.