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Active Weather Continues in the West; Potent Cold Front to Move Through the East this Weekend

A complex weather system will continue to bring active conditions over the Western U.S. through early Saturday, including more heavy snowfall through the Rockies. Farther east, a potent cold front will advance through the Ohio Valley Saturday, bringing rain and a few strong thunderstorms. As the front clears the east coast on Sunday, colder and gusty conditions will return. 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 68%
Wind Speed S 10 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 17 Nov 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 44. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  Temperature falling to around 40 by 4pm. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 44. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. Temperature falling to around 40 by 4pm. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thanksgiving Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:21 am CST Nov 17, 2017
11am CST Nov 17, 2017-6pm CST Nov 23, 2017
 
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