Winter Storm in the West; Severe Weather Across the Midwest

A strong winter storm will continue to progress across the Great Basin and Rockies bringing heavy mountain snow, high winds, and near blizzard conditions that will cause dangerous travel conditions. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible late Tuesday through the night from parts of the mid-Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley and southern Lower Michigan. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

A Few Clouds

56°F

13°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.38 in (994.9 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 27 Feb 5:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago O'Hare International Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 3am, then snow showers likely, possibly mixed with rain between 3am and 4am, then snow showers likely after 4am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 20 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Blustery.
    T-storms
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as 1. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy
    then Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before 3am, then snow showers likely, possibly mixed with rain between 3am and 4am, then snow showers likely after 4am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 20 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as 1. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy.
Monday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago O'Hare International Airport IL
 41.98°N 87.9°W
6:07 am CST Feb 27, 2024
6am CST Feb 27, 2024-6pm CST Mar 4, 2024
 
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