Snow & Ice for the Southern Rockies & Plains; Hurricane Zeta Heading Toward the Northern Gulf Coast

Heavy snow will continue over the southern Rockies and High Plains Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Meanwhile, significant icing is expected from the southern Texas Panhandle across central Oklahoma. Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge along portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Critical fire weather will continue out West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow Drizzle

36°F

2°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1027.6 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 27 Oct 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
4:15 am CDT Oct 27, 2020
4am CDT Oct 27, 2020-6pm CST Nov 2, 2020
 
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