Snow, wind and cold arrive in time to make for a relaxing holiday weekend – with temperatures set to soar in the days before and after 2023 arrives
SLOWLY BECOME WIND CHILL AS CHRISTMAS APPROACHES
Forecast wind chill values at O’Hare Airport from 6 AM Friday through midnight Saturday
WEATHER HAZARD MAP
SNOW, COLD in 44 of lower 48 states under some form of advisory Thursday through Friday
Wind speeds increased significantly with the passage of an arctic cold front late morning/early afternoon Thursday. This is the peak of wind gusts on Thursday until 4:00 p.m.
HOLIDAY WEEKEND COLDS AHEAD. . .
. . . but far from the record temperatures of 1983
ARCTIC COLD FRONT PUSHES TEMPERATURES INTO FREE FALL
Temperature on Thursday 17:00
How much colder is it than Wednesday at the same time?
TEMPERATURES DROP QUICKLY AND WINDS GROW SIGNIFICANTLY AS AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THURSDAY
HOURLY TEMPERATURE AT O’HARA AND MIDWAY AIRPORTS THURSDAY DECEMBER 22
TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR 6-10 DAYS
After a cold Christmas weekend, much warmer temperatures are expected for the New Year
All of the contiguous 48 states are expected to have above normal temperatures before the New Year
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