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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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 17 Jan 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm.  Widespread dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Dense Fog

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of drizzle, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Drizzle

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Widespread dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of drizzle, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
6:17 am CST Jan 17, 2017
7am CST Jan 17, 2017-6pm CST Jan 23, 2017
 
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