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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SE 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1031.0 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 23 Mar 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 51 by 5am. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Intermittent showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Intermittent showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Intermittent showers.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 51 by 5am. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Intermittent showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Intermittent showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Intermittent showers. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:17 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
9am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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