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Very Cold with Snow and Ice Across the Central & Eastern States; Turning Unsettled in the Northwest

Well below normal temperatures, bitterly cold wind chills, and another round of snow and ice will impact the central and eastern U.S. through at least Tuesday. Wintry precipitation will extend as far south as Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, rain and wind will return to the Pacific Northwest, with locally heavy precipitation by mid-week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 30.45 in (1033.1 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 16 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -3. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as 1. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -3. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as 1. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:17 pm CST Jan 16, 2018
3pm CST Jan 16, 2018-6pm CST Jan 22, 2018
 
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