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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

41°F

5°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 16 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.61 in (1003.3 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 24 Feb 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Areas of fog before 3pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Areas of fog before 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
12:17 am CST Feb 24, 2017
1am CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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