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

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SE 17 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.69 in (1040.5 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 17 Jan 9:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Amf Ohare IL

Winter Weather Advisory January 17, 05:00pm until January 18, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 3am and 4am, then rain after 4am.  Temperature falling to near 29 by 8pm, then rising to around 34 during the remainder of the night. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Breezy. Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2pm.  Temperature rising to near 38 by 9am, then falling to around 21 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Breezy. Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -16. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 3am and 4am, then rain after 4am. Temperature falling to near 29 by 8pm, then rising to around 34 during the remainder of the night. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Rain before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2pm. Temperature rising to near 38 by 9am, then falling to around 21 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -16. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Amf Ohare IL
 41.98°N 87.9°W
9:16 am CST Jan 17, 2020
10am CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 23, 2020
 
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