Significant Storm Bringing Widespread Winter Weather and Heavy Rainfall Across the Eastern Half of the Country

A storm system moving into the Eastern parts of the country is bringing heavy snow across the Great Lakes and into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast today. There is also the potential for significant ice accumulations across the northern Mid-Atlantic. To the south, heavy rainfall is producing flash flooding, and river flooding, from the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys to the Deep South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

36°F

2°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.68 in (1006.2 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 20 Feb 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Drizzle likely, mainly before 3pm.  Areas of fog before 3pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Drizzle
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Cloudy and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after noon.  High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain, mixing with snow after 7am, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Drizzle likely, mainly before 3pm. Areas of fog before 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Rain likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after noon. High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of rain, mixing with snow after 7am, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:15 pm CST Feb 20, 2019
2pm CST Feb 20, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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