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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.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.46 in (998.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 24 Feb 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Widespread fog, mainly after 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 39. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Fog

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers and sleet likely before 1am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers between 1am and 2am, then snow showers likely after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Sleet
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Rain Likely

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Widespread fog, mainly after 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 39. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Rain showers and sleet likely before 1am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers between 1am and 2am, then snow showers likely after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.67°W
12:19 pm CST Feb 24, 2017
12pm CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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