Lake Effect Snow Continues, Snow For Appalachians And Warm Temperatures Out West

Despite the latest winter storm winding down, heavy lake effect snow continues downwind of the Great Lakes. This is especially true off Lakes Erie and Ontario, where blizzard warnings from snow, winds and cold temperatures persist in New York state. A clipper system may deliver light snow accumulations across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Appalachians. Temperatures will be warm out West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 28 Feb 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
8:16 am CST Feb 28, 2020
8am CST Feb 28, 2020-6pm CST Mar 5, 2020
 
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