Powerful Winter Storm Pounding Parts Of The Northeast and Great Lakes

A powerful winter storm is organizing near the eastern Great Lakes and will slowly lift through southeastern Canada over the next day. Heavy snow and gusty winds will wallop areas from western and Upstate New York into northern New England. Then extremely heavy lake effect snow will pound areas downwind of the Great Lakes, especially off Lakes Erie and Ontario, through Saturday afternoon. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

-3°C

26°F

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 19 km/h
Barometer 1019.6 mb (30.07 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (12°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-9°C (15°F)
Last update 27 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near -1. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Flurries

    High: -1 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Flurries

    Low: -8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of flurries before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Flurries

    High: -2 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 3. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 10.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 10 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 9.

    Chance Rain

    High: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near -1. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
A slight chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday
A slight chance of flurries before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 3. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 10.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Monday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 9.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 8.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
9:16 am CST Feb 27, 2020
9am CST Feb 27, 2020-6pm CST Mar 4, 2020
 
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