Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

-3°C

27°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SE 20 km/h
Barometer 1035.2 mb (30.54 in)
Dewpoint -10°C (14°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-9°C (16°F)
Last update 17 Jan 1:51 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

Winter Weather Advisory January 17, 04:00pm until January 18, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow, mainly after 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near -1. Southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: -1 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 3am and 4am, then rain after 4am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to around 2 by 5am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of a centimeter possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, possibly mixed with snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers between 1pm and 4pm.  Temperature rising to near 3 by 8am, then falling to around -7 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -17. Breezy, with a south wind 30 to 35 km/h becoming west 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Breezy.
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -26. Breezy, with a west wind 35 to 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near -10. Breezy, with a west wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: -10 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near -6.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near -4.

    Sunny

    High: -4 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow, mainly after 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times. High near -1. Southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Tonight
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 3am and 4am, then rain after 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to around 2 by 5am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of a centimeter possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Rain, possibly mixed with snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers between 1pm and 4pm. Temperature rising to near 3 by 8am, then falling to around -7 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -17. Breezy, with a south wind 30 to 35 km/h becoming west 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -26. Breezy, with a west wind 35 to 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near -10. Breezy, with a west wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near -6.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -12.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near -4.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 2.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.97°N 87.67°W
1:15 pm CST Jan 17, 2020
2pm CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 23, 2020
 
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