Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.62°NLon: -87.84°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1026.6 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 10:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Orland Park IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries between 1am and 3am, then a slight chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -18. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered flurries between 1am and 3am, then a slight chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -18. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Orland Park IL
 41.62°N 87.84°W
11:16 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
11pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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