Weather Update for Chicago Area Tuesday, November 7, 2017

  High pressure remains over the region through Tuesday, and cloudy conditions will persist. The clouds will impact temperatures by keeping them a bit higher overnight and cooler during the day. Lows tonight will be in the low to mid 30s away from the city, and highs Tuesday will be in the low to upper 40s. Tonight and Tuesday will also be dry with northeast winds.   Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Wednesday: Sunny, with … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Monday, November 6, 2017

  Today will be cloudy and windy with a high near 45 and winds from 10 mph gusting to 20 mph. Tonight mostly cloudy with winds 5-10 mph with a high of 39. Tuesday mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Tuesday Night partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday sunny, with a high near 43. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Wednesday Night mostly clear, with a low around 32. Thursday mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Thursday Night partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Friday … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Monday, November 6, 2017

Weekend Weather Update for Chicago Area Saturday, November 4, 2017

  Rain will move into the Chicago area  Saturday between 1 and 3 pm with thunderstorms. The temperature reaching to a high near 48. Saturday night the temperatures will be warming to 50 with winds calming to 5 mph with patchy fog and drizzle. Sunday a 90% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 pm. Wind gusts out of the southeast reaching 15 mph with temperatures reaching a high of 54 and dipping to a low of 40 at night . Overcast 44°F 7°C Humidity 79% Wind Speed E 17 mph Barometer 30.08 in (1018.9 mb) Dewpoint 38°F (3°C) Visibility 10.00 mi Wind … Continue reading Weekend Weather Update for Chicago Area Saturday, November 4, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Friday, November 3, 2017

  Today will be partly cloudy and windy with patchy fog in the morning burning off by 8 am. We will reach a high of 47-55 with winds out of the north at 10 mph gusting up to 20 mph. Rain will move into the Chicago area around 4:00 am Saturday morning with thunderstorms popping up in the morning between 7 am and 1 am. Periods of showers after 1 pm with the temperature reaching to a high of 46. Saturday night the temperatures will be warming to 50 with winds calming to 5 mph. Sunday a chance of showers … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Friday, November 3, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Thursday, November 2, 2017

Winter is coming: NOAA’s 2017-2018 Winter Outlook Fog advisory until 8:00 am. Then cloudy with a chance of rain throughout the day with rain likely after 5 pm with a daily high of 57-65 with a calm wind of 5 mph. Rain will continue to early Friday morning with an overnight high of 47. Friday will be partly cloudy all day with highs reaching 49-55 with 10 mph wind. The weekend will be mostly rainy and warmer with high of 61 on Saturday climbing to a unseasonably warm 70 on Sunday. Current conditions at Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW) Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft. … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Thursday, November 2, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Winter is coming: NOAA’s 2017-2018 Winter Outlook Today cloudy with a high of 47, showers late, after 4:00 pm into the evening and through the early morning on Thursday. Winds will gust up to 25 mph as temperatures begin to moderate to a norm for this type of year. Thursday there will be a chance of rain after 1 pm with temperatures up to a high of 58-64 with winds calming to 5 mph. The chance of showers will continue into the early morning on Friday. Friday we will see a clearing with a mostly sunny day with a high … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Winter is coming: NOAA’s 2017-2018 Winter Outlook After a cool Halloween, temperatures will slowly climb on Wednesday. Light rain and drizzle is expected to move in late in the day into the evening. Temperatures will warm on Thursday, though a cool front will move through late in the day bringing temperatures down some for Friday and Saturday. Temperatures have the potential to climb sharply into Sunday, with 60s possible area wide. Current conditions at Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW) Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft. Overcast and Breezy 36°F 2°C Humidity 50% Wind Speed W 23 G 31 mph Barometer 30.03 in (1017.6 mb) Dewpoint … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Monday, October 30, 2017

Winter is coming: NOAA’s 2017-2018 Winter Outlook The chilly weather will continue through Wednesday, followed by a milder day on Thursday. Strong, gusty westerly winds are in store on Monday. Unfortunately, the coldest day of the week will be Tuesday, so be sure to bundle up Halloween trick or treaters. Current conditions at Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW) Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft. Overcast 44°F 7°C Humidity 58% Wind Speed W 10 mph Barometer 29.66 in (1004.9 mb) Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C) Visibility 10.00 mi Wind Chill 39°F (4°C) Last update 30 Oct 2:53 am CDT Today Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Monday, October 30, 2017

Weekend Weather Update for Chicago Area Cold & Windy October 28/29, 2017

Winter is coming: NOAA’s 2017-2018 Winter Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook   Mostly Cloudy 37°F 3°C Humidity 89% Wind Speed W 9 mph Barometer 29.83 in (1010.8 mb) Dewpoint 34°F (1°C) Visibility 10.00 mi Wind Chill 30°F (-1°C) Last update 28 Oct 6:53 am CDT Today A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph. Tonight Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Sunday Areas of frost before … Continue reading Weekend Weather Update for Chicago Area Cold & Windy October 28/29, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Friday, Cold & Windy October 27, 2017

Winter is coming: NOAA’s 2017-2018 Winter Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook Colder air and gusty winds have moved in behind a cold front this morning. Highs through early next week will only be in the 40s with lows in the 30s overnight. The coldest night will be Saturday night where widespread frost is expected. Isolated light sprinkles or flurries are possible late tonight into early Saturday morning north of I-88. Current conditions at Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW) Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft. Overcast 44°F 7°C Humidity 71% Wind Speed W 12 G 30 mph Barometer 29.68 in (1005.2 mb) Dewpoint 35°F (2°C) Visibility 10.00 … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Friday, Cold & Windy October 27, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Thursday, October 26, 2017

Winter is coming: NOAA’s 2017-2018 Winter Outlook Frost Advisory until October 26, 08:00 AM CDT Clear skies with light winds tonight will set the stage for a chilly night across the area with frost likely across the entire area. It appears that the area is in for a day of warmer temperatures on Thursday as southerly winds increase. Expect temperatures on Thursday to top out in the upper 50s northeast, to the lower 60s southwest. Current Conditions A Few Clouds 40°F 4°C  Humidity 86% Wind Speed S 3 mph Barometer 29.85 in (1011.2 mb) Dewpoint 36°F (2°C) Visibility 10.00 mi … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Thursday, October 26, 2017

Weather Update for Chicago Area Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Winter is coming: NOAA’s 2017-2018 Winter Outlook Precipitation Wednesday morning will begin around, or just prior to daybreak in north central IL, as a brief period of light snow before changing back to rain. This activity should shift out of the area by early afternoon. Temperatures on Wednesday are likely to remain chilly, with highs only in the upper 40s to low 50s. Clearing skies and light winds may bring patchy to widespread frost to parts of the area Thursday morning. Thursday afternoon will be light winds and sunny skies. Winds and clouds will be on the increase Thursday night … Continue reading Weather Update for Chicago Area Wednesday, October 25, 2017