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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

40°F

4°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed W 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 23 Feb 11:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Itasca IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 42 by 5pm. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow and sleet before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 32. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 48.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 42 by 5pm. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow and sleet before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 42. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 32. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Itasca IL
 42°N 88.02°W
11:18 am CST Feb 23, 2018
12pm CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 1, 2018
 
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