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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.8 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 16 Oct 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Freeze Warning until October 16, 08:00am
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Freeze Warning
  •  
    Freeze Warning until October 16, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Tue

    Freeze Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a steady temperature around 38. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Areas of frost after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 52.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a steady temperature around 38. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Areas of frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Friday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Sunny, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:16 am CDT Oct 16, 2018
3am CDT Oct 16, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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