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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 18 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.46 in (997.8 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 22 Jan 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then rain likely between midnight and 5am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 7am, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 30 by 5pm. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then rain likely between midnight and 5am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 7am, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 30 by 5pm. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
12:23 pm CST Jan 22, 2018
2pm CST Jan 22, 2018-6pm CST Jan 28, 2018
 
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