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Chicago Weather: Winter Storm On The Way For New Year's Day

CHICAGO (CBS)-- A New Year's Day winter storm is approaching.

New Year's Eve morning starts out chilly, but temperatures will reach the 40s for a mild day.

After a quiet start to the New Year, snow moves in late in the morning and hit the city around lunchtime.  The heaviest snow, along with strong winds, will fall between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

A Winter Storm Watch will go into effect Saturday morning.

Snow and blowing snow continue through much of the day and into the night. Chicagoans can expected 4 to 6 inches in snow with higher amounts--perhaps up to 8 inches -- along the lakeshore.

While the snow winds down Sunday, temperatures in the teens are expected. Wind chills will be in the single digits and even below zero in some locations.

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