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-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 28 Feb 4:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 30. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °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 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
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 14. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 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 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A slight 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 33.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.9°W
5:16 am CST Feb 28, 2020
5am CST Feb 28, 2020-6pm CST Mar 5, 2020
 
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