By Mary Kay Kleist

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mother Nature is giving us a break after all that snow over the weekend, and it will be quiet until Thursday.

The top three snow totals are impressive – with 15.3 inches in Monee, 13.8 inches in Harwood Heights, and 13.5 inches in Elmhurst.

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The winter storm has now made its way to the East Coast, and more than a foot of snow is expected for New York City.

Back in the Chicago area, the low for Monday night is 21 with partly cloudy skies. There will only be some lakeside flurries or snow showers east of Gary Tuesday morning.

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The high Tuesday is 30 and Wednesday 33, with partly cloudy conditions both days.

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Our next weather maker arrives in the form of a wintry mess for the Thursday morning rush. We could have everything from freezing rain to snow to rain.

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This system opens the door for an Arctic blast this weekend. Falling temps throughout the day Friday.

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Bitter cold this weekend. But the core of the Arctic air arrives Sunday and into next week. Wind chills to -20 possible.

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