Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 3 Mar 3:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 43. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 43. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.67°W
1:41 am CST Mar 3, 2024
4am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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