Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1007.8 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 6 Dec 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Oak Park IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy fog before 4pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 22.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy fog before 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
A chance of snow, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Oak Park IL
 41.9°N 87.7°W
12:17 pm CST Dec 6, 2016
1pm CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 12, 2016
 
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