Blustery and Cold in the Northeast; Heavy Rain in the Southeast

A powerful low in the Northeast is producing strong winds and bitterly cold wind chills. Wintry precipitation may spread across the Great Lakes and into the Northeast ahead of a Canadian cold front. Heavy rain with the potential for local flash flooding will continue in the Southeast as a system moves eastward. Critical fire weather threats possible in the Central Plains due to dry, gusty winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

42°F

6°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 17 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 2 Mar 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 43. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 35. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 43. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 35. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
2:15 pm CST Mar 2, 2021
3pm CST Mar 2, 2021-6pm CST Mar 8, 2021
 
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