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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 8:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Itasca IL

Dense Fog Advisory until January 21, 09:00pm
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until January 21, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sun

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain between noon and 2pm, then intermittent rain or drizzle after 2pm.  Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. East southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Intermittent
    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Areas of dense fog. Low around 39. East southeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  High near 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 3am. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain between noon and 2pm, then intermittent rain or drizzle after 2pm. Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. East southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Areas of dense fog. Low around 39. East southeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 3am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Itasca IL
 42°N 88.02°W
8:18 am CST Jan 21, 2018
9am CST Jan 21, 2018-6pm CST Jan 27, 2018
 
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