Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

6°C

43°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed N 26 G 43 km/h
Barometer 1023.7 mb (30.22 in)
Dewpoint 0°C (32°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill2°C (35°F)
Last update 23 Oct 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. North wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. East wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. East northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 6 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 7.

    Chance Rain

    High: 7 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 7.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 7 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. North wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. East wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 6. East northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 7.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 9.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
10:15 pm CDT Oct 23, 2020
10pm CDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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