• Cloudy 44°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      43%
    • RealFeel
      43°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
  • Today

    Feb 1

    Hi 46°

    A mix of snow and rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      82%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      40°
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Feb 2

    Hi 27°

    Blowing snow; a.m. flurries

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      10°
    • Wind
      Gust
      36 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tuesday

    Feb 3

    Hi 39°

    Partly sunny and not as cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      34°
    • Wind
      Gust
      13 mph
    Day Details >
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Mixed rain and snow today; watch for icy spots; watch for a rapid freezeup

2/1 2/2 Now: 12:19pm
PM 12-4
  • 12pm Rain and snow 40° 54%
  • 1pm Rain and snow 41° 69%
  • 2pm Flurries 42° 60%
  • 3pm Cloudy 42° 49%
  • 4pm Rain 43° 75%
PM 11-4
  • 11pm Rain 47° 71%
  • 12am Rain 46° 71%
  • 1am Cloudy 45° 49%
  • 2am Cloudy 43° 47%
  • 3am Flurries 40° 51%
  • 4am Flurries 37° 40%
AM 5-10
  • 5am Cloudy 27° 34%
  • 6am Flurries 27° 41%
  • 7am Cloudy 27° 49%
  • 8am Flurries 22° 58%
  • 9am Flurries 22° 61%
  • 10am Cloudy 22° 40%
Hourly Forecast >
Feb  1, 2015; 9:46 AM ET
The city of Chicago is under a blizzard warning that begins at 2 p.m. CST. Snow is expected to fall up to an inch per hour across a long stretch of I-80 through this evening.
Blizzard Conditions to Hit Midwest; Storm Aims for Northeast Next

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