Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 15 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 6 Dec 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
3:17 pm CST Dec 6, 2016
4pm CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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