• Today

    Mar 4

    22°Lo 2°

    Colder with clouds and sun

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

    Mar 5

    14°Lo 2°

    Sunny, but frigid

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

    Mar 6

    26°Lo 23°

    Partly sunny and breezy

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      15%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
  • Sat

    Mar 7

    39°Lo 25°

    Clouds and sun; not as cold

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

    Mar 8

    38°Lo 25°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      8%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
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Colder 20° Lo 13° RealFeel® 9° / -2°

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  • Precipitation: 4%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 62%
  • Cloud Cover: 63%
  • Dew Point: 5° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
13 mph

Temperature History - Mar 4

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/4/2014
High 22° 42° 62° (2000) 26°
Low 26° -9° (2002) 10°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:22 AM with 11:23 of sunlight, then sets at 5:45 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:03 PM with 13:03 of moolight, then sets at 6:06 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Bitter Cold to Depart by the Weekend

March 4, 2015; 2:53 PM ET

While frigid conditions will encompass the Chicago area over the next couple of days, the weekend will offer a break from the bitter cold. 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.

48 Hour Precipitation Forecast

Wed. Snow Day Potential