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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

58°F

14°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed W 18 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
Flood Advisory until February 21, 09:30pm
Flood Warning until February 21, 10:45am
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Flood Watch
Flood Advisory
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
    Flood Advisory until February 21, 09:30pm
    Flood Warning until February 21, 10:45am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 60. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 4am, then a chance of snow and sleet between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am.  Low around 28. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 60. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 4am, then a chance of snow and sleet between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Low around 28. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.67°W
1:39 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
2pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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