Juicy Pacific Storms; Cold and Wintry Weather Pattern in the Upper Midwest

Very wet storms will impact California and some surrounding states over the next several days. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding, and mud and debris flows on burn scars. Heavy snow will impact the western mountains, with blizzards in the California mountains. Meanwhile, a series of storms will bring snow, freezing rain, and bitter cold, especially, later this weekend, to the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Freezing Drizzle Fog/Mist

0°C

32°F

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed W 17 km/h
Barometer 1019.2 mb (30.06 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 6 km
Wind Chill-4°C (24°F)
Last update 15 Jan 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy freezing drizzle before 1am, then patchy drizzle between 1am and 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Patchy
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle

    Low: -2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0. North northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 0 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -1 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: -4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  Cloudy, with a high near -3. Blustery.

    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: -3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then snow showers likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Blustery.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery

    Low: -11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy freezing drizzle before 1am, then patchy drizzle between 1am and 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0. North northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 1. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.
Friday Night
Snow. Low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Snow. Cloudy, with a high near -3. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then snow showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Blustery.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -9. Blustery.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -16.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -7.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
11:15 pm CST Jan 15, 2019
12am CST Jan 16, 2019-6pm CST Jan 21, 2019
 
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