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Sprawling Storm System Bringing Impactful Weather To Western and Central U.S. Through Midweek

A large storm system will extend from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during the next couple days bringing hazardous weather to many parts of the country. Heavy snow is expected in the higher terrain of the West, along with very strong winds. Snow and ice will disrupt travel in parts of the Midwest, and heavy rain could cause widespread flooding in the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

38°F

3°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 18 Feb 5:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

Flood Watch February 19, 06:00pm until February 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  Areas of fog after 8am. High near 55. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Steady temperature around 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 58. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 5am, then rain and sleet likely.  Low around 31. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Sleet
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow and sleet before 11am, then a slight chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 11am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 1am and 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Areas of fog after 8am. High near 55. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Steady temperature around 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 58. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 5am, then rain and sleet likely. Low around 31. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow and sleet before 11am, then a slight chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 11am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
A chance of snow before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow between 7am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
6:18 pm CST Feb 18, 2018
6pm CST Feb 18, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018
 
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