Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed E 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 20 Feb 6:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Evanston IL

Winter Weather Advisory until February 20, 03:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 20, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow before 11am, then rain.  High near 36. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight, becoming all rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after noon.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow before 11am, then rain. High near 36. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Friday Night
Rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight, becoming all rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after noon. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Evanston IL
 42.03°N 87.69°W
7:15 am CST Feb 20, 2019
7am CST Feb 20, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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