Strengthening winter storm impacting Northeast; severe weather possible in Mid-Atlantic
A developing storm system will move from the Ohio Valley into the Northeast on Wednesday, bringing accumulating snow from the Lower Great Lakes to northern New England. Some areas could see more than a foot of snow. Meanwhile, there is a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms in the Mid-Atlantic, with damaging winds as the main threat.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Overcast and Breezy
- Wind SpeedN 23 G 35 mph
- Barometer29.85 in (1011.6 mb)
- Dewpoint18°F (-8°C)
- Visibility10.00 mi
- Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Current conditions at
Lat: 41.98°N Lon: 87.9°W Elev: 658ft.
7 Day Forecast
- Today Areas of blowing snow and a slight chance of flurries before 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 25. Blustery, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
- Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 10. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
- Thursday A slight chance of snow between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
- Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
- Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
- Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
- Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
- Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
- Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
- Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
- Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
- Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
- Tuesday A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Additional Forecasts and Information
Zone Area Forecast for Cook County, IL
HOURLY WEATHER GRAPH
NATIONAL DIGITAL FORECAST DATABASE