A strong west wind will help swirl the falling flakes as morning snow showers move across the region.
Biting winds gusting 35-40 mph will make temperatures in the upper teens feel more like it’s near zero.
Snowfall Tuesday morning will be light with little to no accumulation, but a few slick spots on the roads are possible.
Tuesday morning’s snow showers will taper to passing flurries this afternoon as colder air continues to push into Chicagoland.
By late afternoon temperatures are expected to be fall into the mid to low teens.
Our skies will clear overnight allowing temperatures to fall into the single digits in most locations.
Wind chills overnight will fall to 10 to 15 below zero.
Even though the sunshine is forecast to return Wednesday, temperatures will struggle to rebound with highs in the low 20s.
Thursday is expected to bring warmer temperatures and more clouds, as well as the chance for accumulating snow Thursday evening.
One to four inches of snow are possible through Thursday night.