Fire Weather Concerns Continue in Southern California; Early Season Winter Storm To Impact East and Ohio/Mississippi Valleys

Elevated to critical fire weather threats persist for southern California through Thursday, before hopefully subsiding on Friday. A complex early winter storm is expected to produce heavy snow from the Mid MS Valley to western OH Valley and Interior Northeast, potentially significant icing in the south-central Appalachians and heavy rain from the Southeast to Mid-Atlantic coast the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

1°C

33°F

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NE 9 km/h
Barometer 1035.6 mb (30.54 in)
Dewpoint -7°C (19°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-3°C (27°F)
Last update 14 Nov 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 2. East northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. East southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow before 7am, then rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 3 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 6. West wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a slight chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow before 3pm, then a chance of rain between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 2.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 2. East northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. East southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow before 7am, then rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6. West wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a slight chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 3pm, then a chance of rain between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 2.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 4.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
1:16 pm CST Nov 14, 2018
1pm CST Nov 14, 2018-6pm CST Nov 20, 2018
 
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