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The winter storm is continuing to exit to the east and snow will wind down through the day. Snow, ice, and wind caused travel troubles late Saturday into early Sunday. Snowfall reports are still coming in but here's a wide view of the latest reports:
Some of the heaviest snow has fallen around the Chicago area and NE Illinois into far SE Wisconsin. Here's a closer look at the local area:
Temperatures will remain near and below freezing this afternoon:
High pressure moves in for Tuesday and the weather will remain calm and cold through the middle of the week:
Another storm system will move in during the late Thursday/Friday timeframe. There is still uncertainty this far out in terms of it's exact path, but it is possible we have more snow coming to the Upper Midwest during the next week. Here's a look at the Euro... which right now has a sloppy storm with a mix of rain and snow:
There will likely be a few systems that come through and start to yank down some cold air. We've been seeing a signal for a big drop in temperatures in early February and that's reflected in the Climate Prediction Center's outlook:
Hold onto your hats.. winter isn't going anywhere yet!