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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 16 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 23 Feb 1:51 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Elmhurst IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 41. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Temperature rising to around 44 by 5am. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  High near 61. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    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. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 41. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Temperature rising to around 44 by 5am. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 61. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
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. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Elmhurst IL
 41.89°N 87.94°W
1:19 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
2pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 1, 2017
 
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