• Wed

    Dec 31

    21°Lo 17°

    Cold with clouds and sun

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      4%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
  • Thu

    Jan 1

    27°Lo 22°

    Mostly sunny and chilly

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      6%
    • Ice
      1%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
  • Fri

    Jan 2

    30°Lo 26°

    Mostly cloudy

    Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      40%
    • Ice
      1%
    • Snow
      0.03 in
  • Sat

    Jan 3

    33°Lo 21°

    Snow and sleet tapering off

    Very Likely for a snow day
    • Snow
      74%
    • Ice
      58%
    • Snow
      2.91 in
    more
  • Sun

    Jan 4

    29°Lo 7°

    Partly sunny

    Likely for a snow day
    • Snow
      1%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
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Hi 30° RealFeel® 23° Precipitation 40%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • N 8 mph
  • Gusts: 17 mph

Mostly cloudy with a flurry in the afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 1 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0.0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 26° RealFeel® 6° Precipitation 85%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 17 mph
  • Gusts: 47 mph

Cloudy with snow overspreading the area; breezy late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 5%
  • Precipitation: 0.25 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 3.2 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Jan 2

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  Today Normal Record 1/2/2014
High 30° 32° 61° (2004) 22°
Low 26° 19° -13° (1979)

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:18 AM with 9:13 of sunlight, then sets at 4:31 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:50 PM with 14:49 of moolight, then sets at 5:39 AM

Chicago Weather Report

Chicago: Wash of Showers for Post-Holiday Weekend Travel

December 26, 2014; 4:42 PM ET

As holiday travelers head home from the Chicago area, conditions will feel colder with the chance of some showers over the weekend. more >

The 540 Snow Line

Dec 20, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The 540 line is often used by meteorologists to determine the chances of rain vs. snow.