Severe Storms in the Midwest and Ohio Valley; Strong Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains

Severe storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong will be possible in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through tonight. A strong winter storm continues to produce impacts across the west including heavy snow, gusty winds and rain. Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma through this evening. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

42°F

6°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.44 in (996.8 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 28 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Blue Island IL

Wind Advisory until February 28, 06:00am
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 28, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Wed

    Wind Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain likely before 4am, then snow.  Low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of flurries before 9am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 29. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries and
    Windy

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain likely before 4am, then snow. Low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of flurries before 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 29. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Blue Island IL
 41.66°N 87.69°W
3:26 am CST Feb 28, 2024
3am CST Feb 28, 2024-6pm CST Mar 5, 2024
 
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