Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.83°NLon: -87.65°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 10 Feb 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of flurries before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of flurries before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Blustery.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.83°N 87.65°W
11:16 am CST Feb 10, 2016
11am CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
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