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Freezing Rain Threat for the Central Plains and Southern Great Lakes

Ice and freezing rain will impact north-central Kansas, eastern Nebraska, much of Iowa, southern Minnesota, and Wisconsin into southern Michigan through Tuesday. A lesser threat will expand into portions of New York State and southern New England Wednesday. Meanwhile, heavy rain will impact portions of Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

38°F

3°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 17 Jan 1:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Dense Fog Advisory until January 17, 10:00am
Flood Warning until January 17, 07:45am
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Dense Fog Advisory
Flood Warning
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until January 17, 10:00am
    Flood Warning until January 17, 07:45am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Widespread dense fog. Steady temperature around 42. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain and
    Dense Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Widespread dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain Likely
    and Dense Fog
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers, possibly mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Widespread dense fog. Steady temperature around 42. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Widespread dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers, possibly mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:21 am CST Jan 17, 2017
2am CST Jan 17, 2017-6pm CST Jan 23, 2017
 
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