Heavy Mountain Snow and Low Elevation Rain Continues in California; Fire Weather Conditions in the High Plains

A slow-moving storm impacting California will continue heavy mountain snow, low elevation heavy rain and gusty winds today before moving south and remaining across southern California through Thursday. Mountain snow will impact travel; and heavy rainfall may cause flooding and debris flows in Southern California. There is an elevated to critical fire weather risk in portions of the High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

14°C

57°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 11 km/h
Barometer 1013.0 mb (29.91 in)
Dewpoint 9°C (49°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 6 Apr 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 9. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 17 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 8 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 8.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 9. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday
Showers likely after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Saturday
A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
7:16 pm CDT Apr 6, 2020
8pm CDT Apr 6, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 13, 2020
 
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