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Severe Weather and Flash Flooding Possible Across Parts of the South; Heavy Snows in the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the couple of 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. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

49°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.53 in (1000.2 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 21 Jan 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: 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. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    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

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
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. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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 showers before midnight, then 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
9:17 am CST Jan 21, 2017
9am CST Jan 21, 2017-6pm CST Jan 27, 2017
 
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