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Significant Snowfall for Washington Cascades and Northern Rocky Mountains

A cold front will linger for several days from the Pacific Northwest to portions of the northern Plains early this week. Cold temperatures and copious moisture will combine to produce several feet of snow into the mountain passes, with up to 4 feet of snow down to 4000 feet in the northern Rockies. Travel through mountain passes will be very difficult. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

44°F

7°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 18 Dec 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Patchy drizzle and fog before 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 51.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy drizzle and fog before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 45. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
6:18 am CST Dec 18, 2017
7am CST Dec 18, 2017-6pm CST Dec 24, 2017
 
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