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Freezing Rain Threat for the Central Plains and Southern Great Lakes

Ice and freezing rain will impact north-central Kansas, eastern Nebraska, much of Iowa, southern Minnesota, and Wisconsin into southern Michigan through Tuesday. A lesser threat will expand into portions of New York State and southern New England Wednesday. Meanwhile, heavy rain will impact portions of Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 16 Jan 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Rain.  Areas of fog. Steady temperature around 36. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Widespread fog, mainly after 2am. Temperature rising to around 42 by 2am. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 9am.  Widespread fog, mainly before 7am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 39 by 5pm. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Fog then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow between 9pm and midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
Rain. Areas of fog. Steady temperature around 36. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Widespread fog, mainly after 2am. Temperature rising to around 42 by 2am. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 9am. Widespread fog, mainly before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 39 by 5pm. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow between 9pm and midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
11:18 am CST Jan 16, 2017
12pm CST Jan 16, 2017-6pm CST Jan 22, 2017
 
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