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Snow Will Persist in the Northeast and Great Lake States

Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue to the lee of the Great Lakes for the next couple of days. Snow will also return to the Northeast by Tuesday as another front moves in. Bitter cold wind chills can be expected in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Freezing temperatures will even impact central Florida. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather conditions will persist in southern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 11 Dec 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers between 7pm and midnight, then a chance of flurries after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Blustery.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of flurries before noon, then a slight chance of snow after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers between 7pm and midnight, then a chance of flurries after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of flurries before noon, then a slight chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
5:18 am CST Dec 11, 2017
6am CST Dec 11, 2017-6pm CST Dec 17, 2017
 
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