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Strong Pacific Storm System Bringing Heavy Rain, Mountain Snow and Strong Wind to California

Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 19 Feb 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Temperature rising to around 61 by 1am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 65. West wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers. Temperature rising to around 61 by 1am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 65. West wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Friday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
12:17 am CST Feb 20, 2017
12am CST Feb 20, 2017-6pm CST Feb 25, 2017
 
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