Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NE 20 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 19 Jan 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

Lakeshore Flood Advisory until January 20, 09:00am
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Lakeshore Flood Advisory
  •  
    Lakeshore Flood Advisory until January 20, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Lakeshore Flood Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow, mainly before 2pm.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 28. Windy, with a north northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 16. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers, mainly before noon.  High near 19. Wind chill values as low as 1. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow before 3pm, then rain and snow between 3pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm.  High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow, mainly before 2pm. Areas of blowing snow. High near 28. Windy, with a north northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 16. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers, mainly before noon. High near 19. Wind chill values as low as 1. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Snow before 3pm, then rain and snow between 3pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
12:16 pm CST Jan 19, 2019
12pm CST Jan 19, 2019-6pm CST Jan 25, 2019
 
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