Winter weather advisory in effect until 6 am Sunday

De Kalb Park District employee Jeff Zweifei plows the ice rink at Hopkins Park Wednesday in preparation for this Sunday's Polarpalooza Winter Festival. More snow is expected before then with additional accumulation

And on Monday, the sun will rise at 7:27:43 a.m. and set at 6:01:34 p.m.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Cloudy, with a high near 33. With wind in from the north, around 10-15 miles per hour, it's going to feel a little colder than the actual temperatures. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Once we get into the afternoon past 2-3 o'clock, that's when the leading edge of the widespread snow chance is expected to begin moving in to the northwestern areas. Cloudy, with a low around 57. Once again, higher snow totals as you go south.

Sunday's forecast is for freezing drizzle before 10 am. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 9 to 13 miles per hour.

Less than an inch of new snow is possible today, forecasters said. Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing in most areas Saturday night.

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Expect wind chills from 15 below zero to 35 below. Conversely, higher snow ratios lead to light and fluffy accumulations, often prone to blowing around in the wind.

Sunday, there is a 20 percent chance of snow before 9 a.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Looking ahead to middle part of next week we are looking at a few chances of spotty showers late Wednesday night and Thursday, highs should remain those days in the low 40s.

Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

Sunday night: Mostly clear with a low around 21.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

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