Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.94°NLon: -87.64°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

9°F

-13°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1027.7 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 11 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as zero. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Scattered flurries after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as zero. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Scattered flurries before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.64°W
6:16 am CST Feb 11, 2016
7am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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