Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NE 20 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 19 Jan 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

Lakeshore Flood Advisory until January 20, 09:00am
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Lakeshore Flood Advisory
  •  
    Lakeshore Flood Advisory until January 20, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Lakeshore Flood Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow, mainly before 2pm.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 27. Windy, with a north northeast wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Low around 14. Wind chill values as low as 1. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers, mainly before 9am.  High near 18. Wind chill values as low as zero. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow before 2pm, then rain and snow between 2pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm.  High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a slight chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow, mainly before 2pm. Patchy blowing snow. High near 27. Windy, with a north northeast wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Low around 14. Wind chill values as low as 1. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers, mainly before 9am. High near 18. Wind chill values as low as zero. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
Snow before 2pm, then rain and snow between 2pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a slight chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:16 pm CST Jan 19, 2019
12pm CST Jan 19, 2019-6pm CST Jan 25, 2019
 
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