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Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow

35°F

2°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.37 in (995.8 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 13 Dec 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow before noon, then a chance of flurries after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Flurries and
    Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow before noon, then a chance of flurries after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow between 8pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
5:18 pm CST Dec 13, 2017
5pm CST Dec 13, 2017-6pm CST Dec 20, 2017
 
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