Stormy Conditions Continue in the West; Wintry Weather to Intensify Through This Weekend In the Central and Eastern U.S.

An intense Pacific Storm will continue bringing heavy rain and flooding, strong and gusty winds, heavy snow in the mountains up to 6 feet. As the system shifts east, mountain snow will intensify in the Great Basin and Rockies. Another storm system will bring wintry conditions to the central U.S., spreading snow into the Mid-Atlantic, including the DC Metro area in time for the evening commute. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.4 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 17 Jan 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow, possibly mixing with rain after 1pm, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 30. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Low around 24. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 27. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Blustery.
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of snow, possibly mixing with rain after 1pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a high near 34. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 30. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow. Low around 24. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
Snow. High near 27. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:15 am CST Jan 17, 2019
12am CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 22, 2019
 
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