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: -87.67°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 10 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as 1. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 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 22.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as 1. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 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 4. 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.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.67°W
3:16 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
4pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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