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Heavy Snowfall expected over the Intermountain West and the Great Lakes

A series of storm systems will bring heavy snowfall to much of the Intermountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains with travel difficulties possible. Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue in favored locations downwind of the Great Lakes with western New York picking up storm total amounts of 2 to 3 feet. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1034.8 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 9 Dec 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

Winter Storm Watch December 10, 06:00pm until December 12, 03:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 23. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 32. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly before 1am.  Low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after 7pm. Low around 23. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 32. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Blustery.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Blustery.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:55 pm CST Dec 9, 2016
3pm CST Dec 9, 2016-6pm CST Dec 15, 2016
 
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