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Wintry, Windy, and Cold in the West and North; Warming in the East

A deepening trough along the west will bring much below normal temperatures, and the potential for snow to sea-level in the Pacific Northwest, and low elevation snows throughout California, including into the Grapevine. Travel will be hazardous across the west due to snow and strong winds. These winds will also increase fire weather threats in the central and southern Plains. Warming in the east. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 18 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 59. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 59. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet before 4am, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 4am and 5am, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am.  Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 59. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 52. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 59. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet before 4am, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 4am and 5am, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:19 am CST Feb 18, 2018
3am CST Feb 18, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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