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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

1°C

33°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 19 km/h
Barometer 1020.3 mb (30.10 in)
Dewpoint 0°C (32°F)
Visibility 2.01 km
Wind Chill-4°C (24°F)
Last update 18 Jan 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle and fog.  Cloudy, with a low around 1. West wind around 15 km/h.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy drizzle before 7am.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 6. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 7. South southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 7 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 3. East wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 1pm.  High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance Rain

    High: 8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle and fog. Cloudy, with a low around 1. West wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Patchy drizzle before 7am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 6. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 7. South southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 3. East wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 1pm. High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain before 7am, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 4.
Monday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 7.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:18 am CST Jan 18, 2017
5am CST Jan 18, 2017-6pm CST Jan 24, 2017
 
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