Multi-Day Heavy Rain in the Mid-South; Strong Winds and Lingering Snow in the West

Several bands of heavy rain may cause flash flooding in the Mid-South. A potent storm will bring strong winds and critical fire weather threats into the Southwest, and damaging Santa Ana winds to southern California. Heavy mountain snow will linger across the North and Central Rockies and Inter-Mountain West. A Wintery mix is also possible in the Appalachians and portions of the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Snow

3°C

38°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 15 km/h
Barometer 1012.9 mb (29.89 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (27°F)
Visibility 14 km
Wind Chill0°C (32°F)
Last update 26 Feb 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely, possibly mixed with snow showers and sleet, becoming all rain showers after 1am, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 1. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 11. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 3 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming west 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 3.

    Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around -6.

    Clear

    Low: -6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 6.

    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain showers likely, possibly mixed with snow showers and sleet, becoming all rain showers after 1am, then gradually ending. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 1. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 11. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming west 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 3.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around -6.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 6.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
9:15 pm CST Feb 26, 2021
9pm CST Feb 26, 2021-6pm CST Mar 5, 2021
 
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