Showers and Storms in the South and East; Elevated Fire Weather Concerns in Southwest Texas

A cold front continues to move across the eastern half of the U.S. today increasing rain and thunderstorm chances in the south and along the eastern seaboard. There is also a possibility for some mixed precipitation in the northeast. In Texas, elevated fire weather concerns remain in the southwest due to gusty winds and dry conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 22 Feb 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 49 by 5pm. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of snow showers.  Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to near 40 by 9am, then falling to around 31 during the remainder of the day. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 49 by 5pm. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of snow showers. Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to near 40 by 9am, then falling to around 31 during the remainder of the day. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:57 am CST Feb 22, 2024
12pm CST Feb 22, 2024-6pm CST Feb 28, 2024
 
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