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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 30.52 in (1034.9 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 9 Dec 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Winter Storm Watch December 10, 06:00pm until December 12, 03:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 24. South southeast wind 5 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: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 33. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Low around 26. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Chance Snow

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 24. South southeast wind 5 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 33. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around 26. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Blustery.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
11:17 pm CST Dec 9, 2016
12am CST Dec 10, 2016-6pm CST Dec 15, 2016
 
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