Cold and snowy week forecast for Kane County

Published: Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 12:06 p.m. CDT

A special weather statement is in effect in Kane County, with cold and snowy weather expected this week.

For tonight, light snow is expected to spread into the area, with less than a half-inch of accumulation. Today's high is forecast to be 11 degrees, and the low will be 5, with a windchill of -5.

On Tuesday, New Year's Eve, snow is in the forecast, as well as more cold weather, with a high of 14 and a low of 10, with wind chills as low as -10. Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches is expected on New Year's Eve.

Also, snow is likely on Wednesday, New Year's Day, with a 70 percent chance of precipitation. Snow also is likely on Thursday, which will be colder – with a forecast high of 16 and a low of -8.

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