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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 17 Jan 10:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of sprinkles with a slight chance of showers before 1am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of sprinkles with a slight chance of showers before 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Rain likely before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
11:18 pm CST Jan 17, 2017
11pm CST Jan 17, 2017-6pm CST Jan 24, 2017
 
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