Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

51°F

11°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 20 Oct 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Westmont IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am.  Patchy fog before 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Patchy fog before 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Westmont IL
 41.8°N 87.97°W
11:15 pm CDT Oct 20, 2020
12am CDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 26, 2020
 
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