Chicago may record all-time low temperature

The National Weather Service has issued alerts of fast-moving blast of snow, ice and rain to Midwest on Sunday afternoon. From Montana to Nebraska the conditions could be windy with gusts in excess of 60 mph. Visibility to reduce drastically.

The south and southeast of Chicago could get rain or a wintry mix, and there is possibility of snow in Missouri.

By Tuesday night storm to get into eastward and its impact is to be felt in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

The New York metro area to see rain Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning when the NYC area to be sloppy and may make commuting hazardous.

Northern New England, upstate New York, Wisconsin and Minnesota are to see the greatest snowfall, somewhere between 6 inches to 12 inches.

Wind chill temperatures will be very low on Wednesday. It will be minus 60 in Iowa, Minnesota and North Dakota. In Chicago it will be 50 below.

On 20 January 1985 Chicago was recorded the all-time record low temperatures as minus 27. It is learned there’s a chance the record could be broken this time.

Paul Linus