Strong Cold Front Crossing Great Lakes and Northeast U.S.; Elevated Fire Weather in Southern California

A strong cold front will bring brisk to high winds across portions of the Great Lakes and the Northeast this weekend. Cold air arriving behind the front will trigger lake-effect snow downwind of the Great Lakes and accumulating snow over the higher terrain of the Northeast. Gusty offshore winds will maintain elevated fire weather conditions this weekend across coastal southern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed S 16 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 Oct 4:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

River Forest IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers or sprinkles before 1am, then a chance of sprinkles with a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 40. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Windy

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 50. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 44.

    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers or sprinkles before 1am, then a chance of sprinkles with a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 40. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 50. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
River Forest IL
 41.88°N 87.82°W
4:15 pm CDT Oct 31, 2020
5pm CDT Oct 31, 2020-6pm CST Nov 7, 2020
 
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