Ongoing Historic Flooding; Rain with Mountain Snow on Both Coasts this Week

Relatively dry weather is expected the next few days across the Plains where historic flooding is occurring. Pacific storms will keep conditions unsettled on the West coast with rain and Mountain snow. A coastal low will develop later this week ahead of a Canadian cold front with rain in the Mid-Atlantic, and areas of snow, locally heavy, in the Northeast. Gusty winds will accompany the storm. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

43°F

6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 20 Mar 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
4:16 pm CDT Mar 20, 2019
4pm CDT Mar 20, 2019-6pm CDT Mar 27, 2019
 
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