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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1006.1 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 23 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a temperature falling to around 37 by 5pm. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight.  Temperature rising to around 45 by 5am. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a temperature falling to around 37 by 5pm. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Temperature rising to around 45 by 5am. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. 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 noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
A slight chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Chicago IL
 41.83°N 87.65°W
5:17 am CST Feb 23, 2017
6am CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 1, 2017
 
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