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Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78° N Lon: 87.76° W Elev: 617 ft.

Light Snow



Humidity 60%
Wind Speed W 18 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 7 Dec 11:53 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Cook County

Rest Of Tonight
Cloudy. A few flurries. Lows from around 15 in the suburbs to around 20 downtown. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Cloudy. A few flurries. Blustery. Highs in the mid 20s. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady in the lower 20s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Near the lake...gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows 12 to 16. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the afternoon. Some snow accumulation possible. Highs in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Snow. Lows in the lower 20s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower 30s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows 17 to 21.
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 20s.
Monday Night And Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Lows 9 to 13 above. Highs in the lower 20s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows zero to 4 above in the suburbs...but 4 to 8 above downtown.
Partly sunny. Highs 12 to 16.

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837 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

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