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Fire Weather Threats out West; Wintry Weather Upper Midwest to the Middle Atlantic

High pressure in the west continues to send weather systems into the Great Basin, and this is keeping fire weather threats elevated to critical across southern California. A series of weather systems will bring widespread snow from the Upper Midwest to the Middle Atlantic and Northeast, with heavier snow amounts in lake effect snow bands near the Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NW 15 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 14 Dec 3:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of flurries after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of flurries after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
A chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
3:18 am CST Dec 14, 2017
4am CST Dec 14, 2017-6pm CST Dec 20, 2017
 
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