A Taste Of Winter

A strong cold front will sweep through the East and South over the next two days to deliver a taste of winter. Initially rain is expected across the two regions, before a wintry mix of mainly snow develops and expands behind the cold front. Some snow accumulations are possible from Texas to the Northeast. Also, well below average temperatures are likely in the Upper Midwest through Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow

-6°C

22°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed W 26 G 43 km/h
Barometer 1014.5 mb (29.93 in)
Dewpoint -10°C (14°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-13°C (8°F)
Last update 10 Dec 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of flurries.  Cloudy, with a low around -6. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Chance
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    Low: -6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near -4. West wind 20 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: -4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -17. West wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -9 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -4. Wind chill values as low as -17. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Sunny

    High: -4 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 6 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of flurries. Cloudy, with a low around -6. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Tuesday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near -4. West wind 20 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -17. West wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -4. Wind chill values as low as -17. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 3.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around -3.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Monday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 0.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
3:15 am CST Dec 10, 2019
3am CST Dec 10, 2019-6pm CST Dec 16, 2019
 
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