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Sprawling Storm System Bringing Impactful Weather To Western and Central U.S. Through Midweek

A large storm system will extend from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during the next couple days bringing hazardous weather to many parts of the country. Heavy snow is expected in the higher terrain of the West, along with very strong winds. Snow and ice will disrupt travel in parts of the Midwest, and heavy rain could cause widespread flooding in the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

41°F

5°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 19 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

Flood Watch February 19, 06:00pm until February 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy dense fog. High near 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 2am. Low around 50. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 59. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 4am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 31. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then
    Rain/Sleet

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sleet likely, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain and snow between 1am and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy dense fog. High near 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 2am. Low around 50. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 59. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 4am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 31. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Sleet likely, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow between 1am and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
A chance of rain after 7pm, mixing with snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Rain and snow likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
6:18 am CST Feb 19, 2018
7am CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018
 
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