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Storms Continue to Pound the Western U.S.

Storms will continue to bring heavy rain, flooding and strong winds to California and many states across the west. Heavy rain will result in flooding for some areas, and heavy snow will be possible at high elevation locations. By mid-week, these storms may bring heavy snow to the northern Rockies and Intermountain west. Heavy rain and flooding will also impact the central Gulf Coast this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after 3am.  Low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west southwest  in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after 3am. Low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Saturday
Rain and snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:17 pm CST Feb 20, 2017
9pm CST Feb 20, 2017-6pm CST Feb 27, 2017
 
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