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Active Weather From the Upper Midwest to the East Coast

A strong cold front will impact the entire east coast this weekend with much cooler temperatures and gusty winds. Heavy snow and strong winds in the Upper Midwest will transition into the Northeast this weekend, and severe weather in the Ohio Valley will move into the Mid-Atlantic as a marginal risk. Out west, a cold weather system will bring more rain, and some areas of low elevation snow. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed W 18 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 25 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A chance of rain after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a slight chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:18 am CST Feb 25, 2017
10am CST Feb 25, 2017-6pm CST Mar 3, 2017
 
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