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Strong Pacific Storm System Bringing Heavy Rain, Mountain Snow and Strong Wind to California

Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

49°F

9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 20 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Chicago IL

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers likely after 3am.  Low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Breezy.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers likely after 3am. Low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Breezy.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
6:17 am CST Feb 20, 2017
7am CST Feb 20, 2017-6pm CST Feb 26, 2017
 
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