A low pressure system moving over the Great Lakes has brought widespread, light snow showers to the northern half of Illinois/Indiana this morning. Though it's moved close to the northern edge of our area, we should remain clear of this as it pushes east through the morning. Cloud cover will mix in through the first part of day as we'll have mainly a partly sunny sky with highs back in the mid 20s this afternoon. With a breeze out of the northwest, wind chills will once again keep it feeling like the teens. Tonight we brace ourselves for the coldest night yet as lows fall to near zero with sub zero wind chills likely. With a bitterly cold morning tomorrow, temperatures will struggle to rebound and highs only reaching the low 20s. Ample sunshine is around tomorrow before a cloudy and wet forecast returns for most of the weekend. A frontal system brings snow back into the Valley by Friday night and remains through the day Saturday. This event will start out with a brief period of winter mix (mainly sleet) before quickly changing to all snow. Accumulating snowfall of a few inches or so is forecasted. Snow showers diminish by late Saturday, providing a dry finish to the weekend. Though a snowy weekend awaits, temperatures will actually be a bit warmer in low-mid 30s.
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