Snow & Ice for the Southern Rockies & Plains; Hurricane Zeta Heading Toward the Northern Gulf Coast

Heavy snow will continue over the southern Rockies and High Plains Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Meanwhile, significant icing is expected from the southern Texas Panhandle across central Oklahoma. Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge along portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Critical fire weather will continue out West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

3°C

38°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed N 9 km/h
Barometer 1027.4 mb (30.31 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (27°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill1°C (33°F)
Last update 26 Oct 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 7. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 7 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 12. West southwest wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 5 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Breezy.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 11 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 9 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 7. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 12. West southwest wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 km/h.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
8:15 pm CDT Oct 26, 2020
8pm CDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm CST Nov 2, 2020
 
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