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Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 7 Dec 6:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Periods of flurries, mainly between 9am and 3pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Scattered
    Flurries then
    Flurries

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Periods of flurries, mainly between 9am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 32.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Chicago IL
 41.81°N 87.65°W
6:17 pm CST Dec 7, 2016
7pm CST Dec 7, 2016-6pm CST Dec 14, 2016
 
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