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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

1°C

34°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NW 7 km/h
Barometer 1027.4 mb (30.31 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (31°F)
Visibility 2.41 km
Wind Chill-2°C (29°F)
Last update 27 Oct 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then patchy drizzle between noon and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 5. West wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 5 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 1. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 5 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. North northeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 11 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 8.

    Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 12.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then patchy drizzle between noon and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 5. West wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 1. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. North northeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 8.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
10:27 am CDT Oct 27, 2020
11am CDT Oct 27, 2020-6pm CST Nov 2, 2020
 
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