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Strong storm system to bring unsettled weather from Gulf Coast to Great Lakes through Wednesday

A strong storm system will bring potential for severe weather, heavy rainfall and flooding, and heavy snow from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes through Wednesday. Severe storms are possible Tuesday across the Gulf Coast states with damaging winds as the primary threat, however a tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Southeast through Wednesday.
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2 Miles S Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain

Low: 40 °FRising Temperatures

Tuesday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 48 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain

Low: 34 °F

Wednesday

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 40 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 30 °F

Christmas
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 37 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 31 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 43 °F

Friday
Night

Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Occasional rain, mainly before 5am, then occasional drizzle. Patchy fog before 10pm, then Patchy fog after 1am. Temperature rising to around 44 by 5am. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 48. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
  • Wednesday A chance of rain before noon, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between noon and 3pm, then snow likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Christmas Day Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
  • Friday Night A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.