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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

-6°C

21°F

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 15 km/h
Barometer 1034.9 mb (30.52 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (12°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-12°C (11°F)
Last update 9 Dec 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Winter Storm Watch December 10, 06:00pm until December 12, 03:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around -7. West wind around 15 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near -4. West wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: -4 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around -4. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 centimeters possible.

    Snow

    Low: -4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 0. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 centimeters possible.

    Snow

    High: 0 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Low around -3. South wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near -2.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around -7. West wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near -4. West wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around -4. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 0. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around -3. South wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near -2.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -11.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -16. Blustery.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -13. Blustery.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -8.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:18 am CST Dec 10, 2016
12am CST Dec 10, 2016-6pm CST Dec 15, 2016
 
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