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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NW 16 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 12 Dec 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely before 9am, then snow likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Snow likely before 9am, then snow likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:18 pm CST Dec 12, 2017
4pm CST Dec 12, 2017-6pm CST Dec 19, 2017
 
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