Tracking a Strong Cold Front Crossing the Central to Eastern States into the Weekend

A strong cold front travels across the Plains Friday, Great Lakes to Gulf Coast Saturday, then arrives at the East Coast on Sunday with areas of showers and storms expected. Cold high pressure in the wake of the front will bring areas of gusty winds and snow to the Rockies and Northern Plains Friday into Saturday. Severe thunderstorms will be possible late Saturday from east Texas into the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

47°F

8°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 14 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1007.0 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 7 Dec 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of drizzle with scattered showers between 9pm and midnight, then showers after midnight.  Low around 48. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Areas Drizzle
    then Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Areas of drizzle with scattered showers between 9pm and midnight, then showers after midnight. Low around 48. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
6:07 pm CST Dec 7, 2023
12am CST Dec 8, 2023-6pm CST Dec 13, 2023
 
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