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Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 13 Dec 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 5am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely before 9am, then snow likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 5am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Snow likely before 9am, then snow likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
2:18 am CST Dec 13, 2017
3am CST Dec 13, 2017-6pm CST Dec 19, 2017
 
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