Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures will be prevalent across parts of southern California this weekend. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 25 Sep 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
5:16 pm CDT Sep 25, 2016
6pm CDT Sep 25, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 2, 2016
 
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