Lake Effect Snow Continues, Snow For Appalachians And Warm Temperatures Out West

Despite the latest winter storm winding down, heavy lake effect snow continues downwind of the Great Lakes. This is especially true off Lakes Erie and Ontario, where blizzard warnings from snow, winds and cold temperatures persist in New York state. A clipper system may deliver light snow accumulations across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Appalachians. Temperatures will be warm out West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

-3°C

26°F

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NW 17 km/h
Barometer 1018.9 mb (30.05 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (12°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-9°C (16°F)
Last update 27 Feb 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -2. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 2. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 11 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 3 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.

    Chance Rain

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Friday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -2. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 2. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Tuesday
A chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 4.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
8:16 pm CST Feb 27, 2020
8pm CST Feb 27, 2020-6pm CST Mar 5, 2020
 
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