Strong Cold Front Crossing the Eastern U.S.; Another Winter Storm to Enter the Western U.S.

A strong cold front will cross the Eastern U.S. today with widespread gusty to high winds, showers and thunderstorms, some severe, and in the Great Lakes and Northeast a change to snow following the front. Another significant winter storm will bring impacts to the West Coast beginning late tonight into the weekend. Very heavy mountain snow, strong winds, and heavy rain will all be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 37 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 28 Feb 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 44. 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: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44. 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 34. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. 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 50.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:26 am CST Feb 28, 2024
12pm CST Feb 28, 2024-6pm CST Mar 5, 2024
 
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