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Very Cold with Snow and Ice Across the Central & Eastern States; Turning Unsettled in the Northwest

Well below normal temperatures, bitterly cold wind chills, and another round of snow and ice will impact the central and eastern U.S. through at least Tuesday. Wintry precipitation will extend as far south as Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, rain and wind will return to the Pacific Northwest, with locally heavy precipitation by mid-week. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Light Snow

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1031.0 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 16 Jan 7:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

Winter Weather Advisory until January 16, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 16, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Tue

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of flurries after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -1. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -4. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -6. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of flurries after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -1. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -4. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -6. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.9°W
7:17 am CST Jan 16, 2018
7am CST Jan 16, 2018-6pm CST Jan 22, 2018
 
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