Snow & Ice Across the Rockies & Plains; Zeta Forecast to Head Toward the Gulf Coast

Snow and ice will continue over the central and southern Rockies and eastward into the High Plains through Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Farther west, critical to extreme fire weather conditions are expected in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, and California. Elsewhere, Zeta is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 26 Oct 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of rain before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of rain before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
2:15 pm CDT Oct 26, 2020
2pm CDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm CST Nov 1, 2020
 
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