Heavy Snow for the North-Central U.S.; Bitter Cold and a Second Storm to Follow

Heavy snow will develop overnight in the Dakotas and move into northern Minnesota on Thursday. Light sleet and freezing rain accumulations will be possible south of the area of heavy snow from South Dakota into central Minnesota. Bitter cold temperatures will follow this weekend along with another storm impacting the Pacific Northwest starting Friday then moving down the Rockies through Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

49°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 22 Oct 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog after 5am. Low around 51. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and noon.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 72. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Patchy
    Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Clear
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  High near 61. West southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after 5am. Low around 51. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and noon. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 72. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. High near 61. West southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
2:15 am CDT Oct 22, 2020
2am CDT Oct 22, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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