High Flood Risk For Saturated Tennessee Valley and South; Near-Blizzard Conditions Possible for the Plains and Upper Midwest This Weekend

A high risk for flash flooding near a stalled front will continue across the saturated Tennessee Valley and South today. Meanwhile, a storm system producing heavy mountain and rare low elevation snows will shift from the Southwest across the Plains this weekend, with near blizzard conditions. To the south, an outbreak of severe thunderstorms is expected for the Mississippi Valley on Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

35°F

2°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1029.4 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 22 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

High Wind Watch February 24, 03:00am until February 24, 09:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain between midnight and 5am, then a chance of rain and snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 33. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain between midnight and 5am, then a chance of rain and snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 33. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
4:16 pm CST Feb 22, 2019
5pm CST Feb 22, 2019-6pm CST Mar 1, 2019
 
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