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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1035.0 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 10 Dec 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Winter Weather Advisory December 10, 06:00pm until December 11, 10:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. West wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Temperature rising to around 28 by 4am. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 35. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 9pm, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 9 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 23. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Snow. Temperature rising to around 28 by 4am. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 35. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 9.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.83°N 87.65°W
5:17 am CST Dec 10, 2016
5am CST Dec 10, 2016-6pm CST Dec 16, 2016
 
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