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Wind chills to remain below zero Monday, but 40-degree temperatures expected by Wednesday

Temperatures were expected to continue dropping Monday, which could have “the coldest night of this most recent cold snap,” said Brett Borchardt, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

Commuters wait for the bus along North Sheridan Road in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood on Jan. 19, 2020. Pat Nabong/Sun-Times

Wind chills will remain below zero Monday and the Chicago area could be hit with its coldest night of the season so far.

Temperatures dropped to 9 degrees Sunday evening into early Monday morning in the Chicago area, according to the National Weather Service.

About a tenth of an inch of snow fell at Midway Airport Monday morning, according to the weather service. Sunny skies were expected much of the day.

Temperatures were expected to continue dropping Monday, which could have “the coldest night of this most recent cold snap,” said Brett Borchardt, a meteorologist with the weather service.

Temperatures could dip to the low single digits in the city and below zero near the Fox Valley region, he said.

Temperatures are expected to rise into the low 30s on Tuesday and 40 on both Wednesday and Thursday. No new snowfall is expected the rest of the week, Borchardt said.