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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1034.7 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 10 Dec 3:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Winter Weather Advisory December 10, 06:00pm until December 11, 10:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Temperature rising to around 28 by 3am. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 32. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Low around 26. South wind around 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 12.

    Chance Snow

    High: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Snow. Temperature rising to around 28 by 3am. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 32. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around 26. South wind around 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:17 am CST Dec 10, 2016
4am CST Dec 10, 2016-6pm CST Dec 16, 2016
 
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