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Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

47°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.60 in (1002.8 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 21 Jan 1:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Dense Fog Advisory until January 21, 09:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until January 21, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sat

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Periods of drizzle with a slight chance of rain before 5am.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 45. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 44. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 41.

    Chance Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Periods of drizzle with a slight chance of rain before 5am. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 45. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 44. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:18 am CST Jan 21, 2017
2am CST Jan 21, 2017-6pm CST Jan 27, 2017
 
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