Snow and Ice Continue in the Northeast; Bitterly Cold Wind Chills; Rain and Mountain Snow in the West

Significant winter impacts shift into the Northeast. Heavy snow up to 2 feet will be possible across interior Northeastern areas. Southern New England may see ice accumulations up to a quarter of an inch. Strong gusty winds and bitter cold will follow the cold front passage. In the west, heavy mountain snow will impact the California, Inter-Mountain West, and Rocky Mountains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

-8°C

17°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed N 24 G 39 km/h
Barometer 1028.5 mb (30.31 in)
Dewpoint -15°C (5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-17°C (2°F)
Last update 20 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -19. North northwest wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: -8 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 9pm.  Low around -14. North northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming north northwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -14 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -21. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -18. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 5pm, then rain, snow, and freezing rain.  High near 2. South wind 25 to 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    High: 2 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 2am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 2am and 5am, then freezing drizzle likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am.  Low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: -3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of freezing drizzle, mixing with snow after 11am, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: -1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near -4.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -4 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -19. North northwest wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly after 9pm. Low around -14. North northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming north northwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.
M.L.King Day
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -21. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -18. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Tuesday
Snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 5pm, then rain, snow, and freezing rain. High near 2. South wind 25 to 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 2am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 2am and 5am, then freezing drizzle likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am. Low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of freezing drizzle, mixing with snow after 11am, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -4.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Friday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -12.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
3:15 pm CST Jan 20, 2019
3pm CST Jan 20, 2019-6pm CST Jan 26, 2019
 
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