On the heels of the cold front that arrived Monday, an Alberta Clipper will spread snow from the Dakotas to the Great Lakes on Tuesday.
Chicago lies in the path of this clipper, and should see the snow fall through Tuesday.
The snow will generally amount to a coating to an inch, which is enough to cause some slick spots on area interstates and highways for commuters.
Farther to the north across Wisconsin is where the clipper will drop 1-3 inches, leading to more disruptions to travel and daily routines.
Wednesday will provide a break for the city before more snow returns Thursday and Friday.
Hurricane Matthew will take a northward turn this weekend, which will bring the storm along the Atlantic coast of the United States next week.
Hurricane Matthew will threaten the central and northern Caribbean with flooding rain, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge early next week.
It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
Chaba remains on track to become a powerful typhoon and could threaten lives and property across the Ryukyu Islands and mainland Japan next week.
Persistent downpours will raise the flood risk in part of the mid-Atlantic into Friday night, while rain will spread over the balance of the northeastern United States into the weekend.
A large chunk of the United Kingdom will catch a break from the recent unsettled weather during the first week of October.
U.S./Quebec border (1835)
Heavy snow; Hatley, P.Q. received 10 inches. Kelkenny, NH had 6 inches.
San Diego, CA (1970)
Strong Santa Ana winds create fire disaster in interior parts of county (September 25 to 30); 500,000 acres burned.
Lander, NY (1982)
15.4 inches of of snow (29th-30th). Total of 32.9 inches for month (Sept. record).