Significant Storm System To Bring A Plethora Of Impacts From The Desert Southwest To The Northeast U.S. Through Thursday

A developing storm system will bring heavy snow and strong winds from the Desert Southwest to the Four Corners Region and into the Plains through Tuesday. The threat for heavy snow, ice, and dangerous travel will expand across the Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid Atlantic, and the Northeast U.S. Tuesday through Wednesday. Dangerous travel likely. Heavy rain and flooding possible over the southern states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 18 Feb 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow and freezing rain before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  High near 36. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 28. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
Snow and freezing rain before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm. High near 36. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Friday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
8:15 am CST Feb 18, 2019
8am CST Feb 18, 2019-6pm CST Feb 24, 2019
 
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