Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.8399° N Lon: 87.8167° W Elev: 617 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 10 Feb 10:53 am CST
Detailed forecast for

Cook County

Rest Of Today
Mostly cloudy. A chance of flurries. Highs 15 to 19. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Lows 3 to 7 above. Wind chills as low as zero to 10 below zero. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 20s. Lowest wind chill readings zero to 10 below zero in the morning. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows 9 to 13 above. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows zero to 4 above in the suburbs...but 4 to 8 above downtown.
Saturday
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 11 to 15.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows zero to 4 above in the suburbs...but 5 to 9 above downtown.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the lower 20s.
Sunday Night
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light snow. Lows 17 to 21.
Washingtons Birthday And Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s. Lows in the lower 20s.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.



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