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Widespread Precipitation for the Western U.S. While Rain Returns to the Gulf Coast Region

Rain and mountain snow showers will continue across the Western U.S. for the next couple days. Meanwhile, moisture will increase over Texas and the Deep South where locally heavy rainfall and minor flooding will be possible through midweek. Also, high fire danger will continue in the southern High Plains on Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

42°F

6°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 27 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 42. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely.  Low around 43. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely before 3pm, then rain and snow likely between 3pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 42. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Low around 43. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Rain likely before 3pm, then rain and snow likely between 3pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
10:19 am CST Feb 27, 2017
10am CST Feb 27, 2017-6pm CST Mar 5, 2017
 
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