Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 21 Nov 1:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thanksgiving
    Day

    Thanksgiving Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 36. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain Likely
    then Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thanksgiving Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 36. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
A chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
1:15 am CST Nov 21, 2018
2am CST Nov 21, 2018-6pm CST Nov 27, 2018
 
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