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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 23 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow and sleet before 9am, then a chance of snow between 9am and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Snow/Sleet
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of rain between midnight and 3am.  Low around 34. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain then
    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow and sleet before 9am, then a chance of snow between 9am and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of rain between midnight and 3am. Low around 34. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
4:02 pm CST Feb 23, 2018
4pm CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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