Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.84°NLon: -87.68°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 15 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 7 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 24 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 17 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:25 am CST Feb 7, 2016
9am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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