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Sprawling Storm System Bringing Impactful Weather To Western and Central U.S. Through Midweek

A large storm system will extend from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during the next couple days bringing hazardous weather to many parts of the country. Heavy snow is expected in the higher terrain of the West, along with very strong winds. Snow and ice will disrupt travel in parts of the Midwest, and heavy rain could cause widespread flooding in the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

41°F

5°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.85 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 19 Feb 9:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Evanston IL

Flood Watch February 19, 06:00pm until February 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Areas of dense fog. High near 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 1am. Steady temperature around 53. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 60. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain and sleet before 5am, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow and freezing rain.  Low around 30. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of dense fog. High near 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 1am. Steady temperature around 53. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 60. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain and sleet before 5am, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow and freezing rain. Low around 30. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Evanston IL
 42.03°N 87.69°W
9:18 am CST Feb 19, 2018
10am CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018
 
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