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

80°F

27°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 25 Sep 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

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

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 65 °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. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 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. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:16 am CDT Sep 25, 2016
12pm CDT Sep 25, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 1, 2016
 
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