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Severe Weather Threat Will Continue Through the Weekend

The risk for severe thunderstorms continues through the weekend. The main threat will shift from parts of eastern Texas into the Ozark Plateau and spread into the lower Mississippi Valley by Saturday afternoon and evening. Severe storms are possible in the Tennessee Valley and southern Plains Sunday. Storms may contain damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

46°F

8°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 25 Mar 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 2pm. High near 49. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 48. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 60. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Patchy fog before 2pm. High near 49. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 48. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 60. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:18 am CDT Mar 25, 2017
1pm CDT Mar 25, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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