High Flood Risk For Saturated Tennessee Valley and South; Near-Blizzard Conditions Possible for the Plains and Upper Midwest This Weekend

A high risk for flash flooding near a stalled front will continue across the saturated Tennessee Valley and South today. Meanwhile, a storm system producing heavy mountain and rare low elevation snows will shift from the Southwest across the Plains this weekend, with near blizzard conditions. To the south, an outbreak of severe thunderstorms is expected for the Mississippi Valley on Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

2°C

35°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed E 13 km/h
Barometer 1029.4 mb (30.36 in)
Dewpoint -4°C (24°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-2°C (28°F)
Last update 22 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

High Wind Watch February 24, 03:00am until February 24, 09:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 0. East southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 6. East southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain between midnight and 5am, then a chance of rain and snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 1. Windy, with a southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming west southwest 40 to 50 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 7am, then a slight chance of snow between 7am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Windy, with a west wind around 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 75 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Windy, with a west northwest wind 40 to 50 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: -11 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near -6.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -2 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 0. East southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 6. East southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain between midnight and 5am, then a chance of rain and snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 1. Windy, with a southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming west southwest 40 to 50 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 7am, then a slight chance of snow between 7am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Windy, with a west wind around 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 75 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Windy, with a west northwest wind 40 to 50 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near -6.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -6.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -1.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
4:16 pm CST Feb 22, 2019
5pm CST Feb 22, 2019-6pm CST Mar 1, 2019
 
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