Major Storm System Bringing A Plethora Of Impacts To The Central And Eastern U.S. This Weekend

A powerful storm system will track from the Plains to the Great Lakes region this weekend. On the cold side of the storm, heavy snow with blizzard conditions are expected over portions of the central and northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding will be possible over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

9°C

48°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 26 G 54 km/h
Barometer 993.8 mb (29.33 in)
Dewpoint 9°C (48°F)
Visibility 6 km
Wind Chill6°C (42°F)
Last update 23 Feb 10:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

High Wind Warning February 24, 03:00am until February 24, 06:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then scattered showers.  Areas of dense fog before 1am. Low around 1. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered rain and snow showers before 7am, then scattered snow showers between 7am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -6 by 5pm. Very windy, with a west wind 55 to 60 km/h, with gusts as high as 95 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Very Windy.
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a west northwest wind 45 to 55 km/h decreasing to 30 to 40 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -23. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -7 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around -11. North northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near -4.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: -4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -6 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.

    Chance Snow

    High: -1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then scattered showers. Areas of dense fog before 1am. Low around 1. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Scattered rain and snow showers before 7am, then scattered snow showers between 7am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -6 by 5pm. Very windy, with a west wind 55 to 60 km/h, with gusts as high as 95 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a west northwest wind 45 to 55 km/h decreasing to 30 to 40 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -23. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -11. North northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near -4.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -6.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -2.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near -2.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
11:15 pm CST Feb 23, 2019
11pm CST Feb 23, 2019-6pm CST Mar 2, 2019
 
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