It's still several days away and could change, but multiple weather forecasts are showing the possibility of blizzard-like conditions for Chicagoland and the Rockford region next week.

Multiple Days of Snow in the Latest Rockford Region Weather Forecast

We've heard this prediction before from meteorologists calling for a massive amount of snow in the Midwest and then we barely get a dusting, but according to these weather models, it's becoming more likely there will be significant accumulation with this storm.

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According to the latest forecast from the Weather Channel, conditions should be dry through this Friday (1/5) with high temperatures in the mid-30s for the Rockford region.

Johnny Vincent
Johnny Vincent

There's a 30 percent chance of some snow flurries on Saturday (1/6) with a high of 35, and Sunday could also see snow showers early, but little to no accumulation is expected.

Half a Foot of Snow for Rockford, Chicagoland in One Day

Early weather models are predicting a "major winter storm" and a massive amount of snow for northern Illinois and Wisconsin with 1 to 2 feet of accumulation in some forecasts.

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Mitch West Weather via YouTube

The Weather Channel is calling this system a "kitchen sink" storm that will throw everything at the country from snow, wind, rain, and heavy storms in the forecast.

The latest forecast for Rockford from the Weather Channel predicts about an inch of accumulation as snow begins on Monday night (1/8), another 3 to 5 inches during the day on Tuesday (1/9), and about another inch on Tuesday night.

Another round of snow is in the forecast for next Thursday (1/11) and Friday (1/12) when up to 4 more inches could accumulate.

Elevated Snow Risk for Rockford and Chicagoland

The National Weather Service says there's an "elevated snow risk" for northern Illinois on Monday and Tuesday of next week.

There remains a signal for an impactful storm system with snow and wind somewhere in the region next week, primarily late Monday night through Tuesday night. -N.W.S.

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