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Severe Weather Continues Today Across the Eastern U.S.; Very Wet in Hawaii

Severe thunderstorms continue ahead of a cold front stretching from the Deep South to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Damaging winds will be the greatest threat from these storms, although, isolated tornadoes will be possible. Storms may also produce large hail and flash flooding. In the Pacific, a strong trough is bringing very heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding to Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1001.7 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 1 Mar 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Rain showers before 5pm, then snow showers likely.  Temperature falling to around 36 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain and snow showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 22. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain showers before 5pm, then snow showers likely. Temperature falling to around 36 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 22. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Breezy.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:20 am CST Mar 1, 2017
11am CST Mar 1, 2017-6pm CST Mar 7, 2017
 
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