Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

44°F

7°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 15 Dec 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 37. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 40.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 37. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain after 7pm, mixing with snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
10:15 am CST Dec 15, 2018
11am CST Dec 15, 2018-6pm CST Dec 21, 2018
 
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