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High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

38°F

3°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 16 Dec 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of drizzle.  Areas of fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of drizzle.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of drizzle. Areas of fog after 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of drizzle. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
A chance of rain after noon, mixing with snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:18 pm CST Dec 16, 2017
8pm CST Dec 16, 2017-6pm CST Dec 23, 2017
 
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