Today's weather in Chicago

Light rainfall is in store for Chicago today, according to the seven-day forecast from drone-powered weather service Saildrone. Saturday's forecast shows the greatest possibility of snow at 80 percent, with predicted snowfall of 1.73 inches.

The immediate forecast also has warm temperatures in store for today. Temperatures will turn freezing colder on Thursday, getting up to just 11 degrees.

Winds are forecast to rise up to 26 mph on Saturday, while today will be quieter with a top speed of just 16 mph. Skies will be cloudy today.

This story was created automatically using Saildrone's local weather forecast data, then reviewed by an editor. We also incorporate historic weather data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.