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.

Thunderstorm Light Rain Fog/Mist

52°F

11°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 20 Oct 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Palos Hills IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am.  Patchy fog between 8pm and 2am. Low around 45. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 60 °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 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    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 75. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °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

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Patchy fog between 8pm and 2am. Low around 45. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 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 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a south southwest 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 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
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 52.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Palos Hills IL
 41.69°N 87.81°W
6:15 pm CDT Oct 20, 2020
7pm CDT Oct 20, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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