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Multi Day Severe Weather Event Underway across the Gulf Coast and Southeast

Severe thunderstorms with very large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible across portions of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Central Gulf Coast into Sunday morning. The threat will shift to the southeast coast to central Florida Sunday. Meanwhile in the west, heavy rain and mountain snow will continue from California to the southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

56°F

13°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.51 in (999.2 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread dense fog, mainly after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Dense
    Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread dense fog, mainly before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Dense Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Rain Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread dense fog, mainly after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Widespread dense fog, mainly before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 43. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
A chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of snow showers or flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:17 pm CST Jan 21, 2017
5pm CST Jan 21, 2017-6pm CST Jan 28, 2017
 
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