Lake Effect Snow Continues, Snow For Appalachians And Warm Temperatures Out West

Despite the latest winter storm winding down, heavy lake effect snow continues downwind of the Great Lakes. This is especially true off Lakes Erie and Ontario, where blizzard warnings from snow, winds and cold temperatures persist in New York state. A clipper system may deliver light snow accumulations across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Appalachians. Temperatures will be warm out West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 27 Feb 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
8:16 pm CST Feb 27, 2020
9pm CST Feb 27, 2020-6pm CST Mar 5, 2020
 
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