Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Snow Will Persist in the Northeast and Great Lake States

Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue to the lee of the Great Lakes for the next couple of days. Snow will also return to the Northeast by Tuesday as another front moves in. Bitter cold wind chills can be expected in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Freezing temperatures will even impact central Florida. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather conditions will persist in southern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1005.2 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 11 Dec 1:51 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then snow showers likely between 7pm and 9pm, then a chance of flurries after 9pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Blustery.
    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as 1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of flurries before noon, then a slight chance of snow after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 11pm, then a chance of freezing rain between 11pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then snow showers likely between 7pm and 9pm, then a chance of flurries after 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as 1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of flurries before noon, then a slight chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 11pm, then a chance of freezing rain between 11pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.87°W
1:18 pm CST Dec 11, 2017
2pm CST Dec 11, 2017-6pm CST Dec 17, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database