Lake Effect Snow Continues, Snow For Appalachians And Warm Temperatures Out West

Despite the latest winter storm winding down, heavy lake effect snow continues downwind of the Great Lakes. This is especially true off Lakes Erie and Ontario, where blizzard warnings from snow, winds and cold temperatures persist in New York state. A clipper system may deliver light snow accumulations across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Appalachians. Temperatures will be warm out West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 28 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Ridge IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 30. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 30. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
A chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Ridge IL
 41.71°N 87.78°W
6:16 am CST Feb 28, 2020
6am CST Feb 28, 2020-6pm CST Mar 5, 2020
 
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