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Active Weather Pattern in the West and into the Central U.S.

A series of weather systems will bring locally heavy rain, 1 to 3 feet of mountain snow, and strong winds up to 75 mph across the western states. Later this weekend and early next week, a strong low pressure system will spread wintry conditions and strong winds from the Plains into the Upper Midwest. Strengthening winds in the Southern Plains will increase fire weather threats. Warmer in the east. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 19 Jan 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Intermittent rain or drizzle after midnight.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Cloudy then
    Intermittent
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Intermittent rain or drizzle.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Intermittent
    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Patchy fog. Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain, mainly before noon.  High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Intermittent rain or drizzle after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Intermittent rain or drizzle. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Patchy fog. Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain, mainly before noon. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
5:18 am CST Jan 19, 2018
6am CST Jan 19, 2018-6pm CST Jan 25, 2018
 
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