Inclement Weather in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast; Below Normal Temperatures Continue

A strong cold front will bring heavy wet snow from the eastern Great Lakes into northern New England and strong thunderstorms with damaging winds in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Well below average temperatures will continue behind this storm system or east of the Rockies, as numerous record low temperatures are likely. Critical fire weather conditions expected in the Southwest and Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NW 23 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 21 Apr 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Chicago IL

Freeze Warning April 22, 12:00am until April 22, 09:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and snow likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 43. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread frost after 11pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 33. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Frost

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 43. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Rain and snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread frost after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 33. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
2:16 pm CDT Apr 21, 2021
3pm CDT Apr 21, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 27, 2021
 
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