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Heavy Snow Moves into the Rockies; Northern Plains

A storm will move from the western U.S. into the Wasatch and northern Rockies. Heavy snow, gusty winds and difficult travel conditions are likely. The storm will move into the Northern Plains toward the end of the week, with possible blizzard conditions. Elsewhere, heavy rain is possible along the central Gulf Coast and Florida while record warmth spreads into the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Feb 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy dense fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of dense fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 43. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy dense fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Areas of dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 43. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Rain and snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:17 pm CST Feb 21, 2017
10pm CST Feb 21, 2017-6pm CST Feb 28, 2017
 
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