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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast and Breezy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 22 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.58 in (1002.1 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 22 Jan 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then rain likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 8am, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 31 by 4pm. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then rain likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 8am, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 31 by 4pm. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:18 am CST Jan 22, 2018
9am CST Jan 22, 2018-6pm CST Jan 28, 2018
 
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