Winter Storm for south-central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather in the West; Tracking Zeta

Heavy snow will continue to spread south along the Rockies through Monday. An area of freezing rain and sleet is forecast to develop over portions of the southern Plains to start the week. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will continue critical fire weather conditions from California into southern New Mexico. Zeta is forecast to become a hurricane tracking north across the Gulf of Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

37°F

3°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed N 17 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.8 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 26 Oct 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 40. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Rain Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 40. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
5:15 am CDT Oct 26, 2020
5am CDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm CST Nov 1, 2020
 
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