Heavy rain from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. this weekend

Heavy rain is expected from eastern Texas across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. this weekend. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies. Snow and hazardous travel conditions will impact the upper Midwest and parts of the Great Lake States. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

33°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 4 Dec 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow before 9pm.  Areas of dense freezing fog after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Areas
    Dense
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of dense freezing fog before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Freezing Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 23 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Areas of dense freezing fog after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Areas of dense freezing fog before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:17 pm CST Dec 4, 2016
8pm CST Dec 4, 2016-6pm CST Dec 11, 2016
 
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