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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.

Overcast

62°F

17°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 10 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. South 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. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
Rain showers likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Saturday
Rain and snow likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:17 pm CST Feb 20, 2017
8pm CST Feb 20, 2017-6pm CST Feb 27, 2017
 
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