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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

39°F

4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 20 Feb 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
Winter Weather Advisory February 20, 10:00pm until February 21, 06:00am
Flood Warning until February 21, 10:45am
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Flood Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
    Flood Warning until February 21, 10:45am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then sleet likely between 3am and 4am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 4am.  Low around 28. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then sleet likely between 3am and 4am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 4am. Low around 28. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Rain likely before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:30 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
8pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 27, 2018
 
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