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Snow Could Hit Chicago This Week — Along With Chilly Temperatures

Get out your mittens: Chicago could get snow showers starting Thursday.

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DOWNTOWN — The city could get hit with a dusting of snow later this week.

Snowfall isn’t definite, but the city will face unusually low temperatures later this week and any precipitation there is could turn into snow, said Todd Kluber, a National Weather Service meteorologist.

There’s a chance of rain and snow Thursday night and on Friday and Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Kluber said it’s too early in the week to tell what will happen.

“There’s no set-in-stone necessary potential for snow at this point,” Kluber said. “It does look like we could have a few periods. … Thursday through the weekend we could see some snow showers here and there.”

The latter half of the week will be “unseasonably” cold with temperatures closer to what Chicago typically gets in the beginning of December than it does this time of year, Kluber said. High temperatures Thursday through the weekend are expected to only hit the 30s.