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Strong Pacific Storm System Bringing Heavy Rain, Mountain Snow and Strong Wind to California

Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

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

Mostly Cloudy



Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 20 Feb 1:53 am CST
Detailed forecast for

Cook County

Rest Of Tonight
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Washingtons Birthday
Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs in the 60s. Highs in the mid 60s inland...but only in the 50s near the lake. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy with showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Unseasonably warm. Lows near 50 in the suburbs... But in the mid 50s downtown. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Inland, gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Near the lake, gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Near record breaking warmth likely. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Record breaking warmth likely. Highs around 70.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the mid 40s.
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s inland...but only in the mid 40s near the lake.
Thursday Night
Rain and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Friday Night
Windy. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s.

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950 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

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