Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 30. Blustery, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 40.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 33.

    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 30. Blustery, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 33.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.64°W
12:56 am CST Feb 26, 2024
1am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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