Round #1 is behind us, it brought high temperatures near 30° for Thursday and Friday. Those numbers are going to see somewhat "warm" compared to what's coming to begin the next week.
After a break we saw on Saturday, a cold front will arrive late Sunday that will bring a bit of snow to parts of the Stateline. Areas favored for some snow are south of Rockford near the I-88 corridor. Many spots north and west of Rockford may be spared from the snow as well. Most spots look to get anywhere from a trace to an inch of snow late Sunday and continuing through early Monday Veteran's Day.
This system will be record-breaking for both Monday and Tuesday, as the upcoming air will make the Stateline feel like it's late January or early February. High temperatures on Veteran's Day will be in the lower-to-mid 20's with wind chills in the teens for most of the day.
The record coldest high temperature for Veteran's Day is 26° and its entirely possible that we will break or come close to tying that number. Tuesday looks to get even colder as high temperatures will struggle to get out of the teens. Forecast high for Tuesday is 20° which looks to break the record coldest high temperature of 27° for that date.
Low temperatures for both Monday and Tuesday will be in the single digits. Wind chills late Monday and early Tuesday are likely to be near zero and at times dipping below that. When heading out the door, you will definitely need to wear layers and dress appropriately.