Illinois gets lucky this year according to the latest winter predictions about the upcoming cold months. December through February is expected to be mild both in terms of temperature and precipitation. You’re still going to have to pull out your puffy coat and boots, and this article will tell you exactly when.

Will Irving Berlin get his wish this year? Keep reading to find out when snow and freezing temperatures hit the state.

The rest of summer is scheduled to go as usual. Hot days and stormy nights will play out the rest of August while a mix of warm and cool days will confuse you through September. The Midwest is a whirlwind of change, and winter is one of the best parts.

Already preparing for these winter predictions? Add these 11 out-of-this-world winter activities in Illinois to your list of things to do.

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