Winter Storm To Impact Parts Of The Ohio Valley and Great Lakes To Northern New England

A developing winter storm will sweep up through the Northeastern quadrant of the U.S. over the next two days. A swath of heavy snow will be followed by lake effect snow from parts of the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes to northern New England. Also, locally heavy rain will be possible across portions of the Northeast, while a potential line of strong thunderstorms may roll through the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow and Breezy

2°C

36°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed N 37 G 52 km/h
Barometer 1016.2 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (31°F)
Visibility 3.22 km
Wind Chill-4°C (24°F)
Last update 25 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

Winter Weather Advisory February 25, 06:00pm until February 26, 06:00pm
Lakeshore Flood Warning until February 26, 03:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
Lakeshore Flood Warning
  •  
    Lakeshore Flood Warning until February 26, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Wed

    Lakeshore Flood Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 3. Breezy, with a north northeast wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 3 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around -1. Blustery, with a north northeast wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. Breezy, with a north wind 35 to 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Breezy. Snow
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -2.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -8.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -8 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Breezy, with a north northeast wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Snow. Low around -1. Blustery, with a north northeast wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 1. Breezy, with a north wind 35 to 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Wednesday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -2.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -8.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 0.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 4.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
4:16 pm CST Feb 25, 2020
4pm CST Feb 25, 2020-6pm CST Mar 3, 2020
 
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