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Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1027.3 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 8 Dec 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered flurries.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Breezy

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:17 am CST Dec 8, 2016
10am CST Dec 8, 2016-6pm CST Dec 14, 2016
 
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