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Storms Continue to Pound the Western U.S.

Storms will continue to bring heavy rain, flooding and strong winds to California and many states across the west. Heavy rain will result in flooding for some areas, and heavy snow will be possible at high elevation locations. By mid-week, these storms may bring heavy snow to the northern Rockies and Intermountain west. Heavy rain and flooding will also impact the central Gulf Coast this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

56°F

13°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 21 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  High near 64. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 1am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow before 7am, then a chance of snow between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. High near 64. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Rain likely before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 1am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 7am, then a chance of snow between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:17 am CST Feb 21, 2017
9am CST Feb 21, 2017-6pm CST Feb 27, 2017
 
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