A Change in the Weather Pattern

The Atmospheric River event has ended for the Northwest, and conditions will be drier for a couple of days. A strong cold front in the East may produce damaging high winds in the central Appalachians and critical fire weather threats. Bitter wind chills across Northeast Alaska and heavy snow in the Southeast will continue, and blizzard conditions are expected to develop in far west-central Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed W 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.66 in (1004.6 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 2 Dec 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of sprinkles after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of sprinkles before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 42.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a slight chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of sprinkles after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A chance of sprinkles before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a slight chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:15 am CST Dec 2, 2021
3am CST Dec 2, 2021-6pm CST Dec 8, 2021
 
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