Powerful Winter Storm Pounding Parts Of The Northeast and Great Lakes

A powerful winter storm is organizing near the eastern Great Lakes and will slowly lift through southeastern Canada over the next day. Heavy snow and gusty winds will wallop areas from western and Upstate New York into northern New England. Then extremely heavy lake effect snow will pound areas downwind of the Great Lakes, especially off Lakes Erie and Ontario, through Saturday afternoon. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 27 Feb 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Flurries

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of flurries before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Flurries

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 48.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of flurries before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
8:16 am CST Feb 27, 2020
8am CST Feb 27, 2020-6pm CST Mar 4, 2020
 
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