Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 17 Jan 6:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Amf Ohare IL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle between 10am and noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly after 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 24. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 27. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely before 7pm, then snow showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.

    Chance Snow

    High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle between 10am and noon. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly after 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 24. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 27. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely before 7pm, then snow showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Snow showers likely before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Amf Ohare IL
 41.98°N 87.9°W
6:15 am CST Jan 17, 2019
7am CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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