Heavy Mountain Snow across Portions of the Rockies and Intermountain West; Mainly Tranquil Weather for the East

A storm will move across the Intermountain West and Rockies through Tuesday. Heavy snow is forecast for the higher terrain with rain for lower elevations. Meanwhile, large area of high pressure for the East will keep the weather tranquil with moderating temperatures. Later this week, a more significant storm is possible for the West, especially for northern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

12°C

53°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1019.8 mb (30.12 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (43°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill11°C (51°F)
Last update 19 Oct 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 22. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. South southwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 14 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 22. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. South southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:15 am CDT Oct 19, 2021
8am CDT Oct 19, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 25, 2021
 
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