Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.84°NLon: -87.68°WElev: 617ft.

Snow

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 14 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow.  High near 22. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 3am.  Low around 22. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow before 7am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. High near 22. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 22. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow before 7am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:16 pm CST Feb 14, 2016
1pm CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database