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Winter Storm to Bring Significant Impacts to the Western U.S.

An active weather pattern will continue across northern California and the Pacific Northwest through the week, with periods of rain, mountain snow, and occasional gusty winds. Travel impacts are possible, especially through the mountains, with snow packed roads and periods of reduced visibility. There is an elevated fire weather risk for a portion of the Southern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 23 Jan 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered flurries between 8am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 5 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Scattered flurries between 8am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
11:17 pm CST Jan 23, 2018
12am CST Jan 24, 2018-6pm CST Jan 29, 2018
 
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