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Wintry, Windy, and Cold in the West and North; Warming in the East

A deepening trough along the west will bring much below normal temperatures, and the potential for snow to sea-level in the Pacific Northwest, and low elevation snows throughout California, including into the Grapevine. Travel will be hazardous across the west due to snow and strong winds. These winds will also increase fire weather threats in the central and southern Plains. Warming in the east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1025.7 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 18 Feb 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 4am, then freezing rain and sleet likely between 4am and 5am, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 4am, then freezing rain and sleet likely between 4am and 5am, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Chicago IL
 41.83°N 87.62°W
4:18 am CST Feb 18, 2018
5am CST Feb 18, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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