Strong Winds Over Portions of the Rockies & Plains; Chilly for Much of the Eastern U.S.

Low pressure pushing eastward will generate strong winds over parts of the Rockies and Plains through Saturday with some light precipitation. Meanwhile, a much cooler air mass will overtake the eastern half of the country with frost and freeze concerns. Elevated fire weather conditions are expected for the Great Basin and parts of California, along with poor air quality in some locales. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.4 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 31 Oct 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 36. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 38.

    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 36. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
6:15 am CDT Oct 31, 2020
6am CDT Oct 31, 2020-6pm CST Nov 6, 2020
 
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