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Severe Weather Expected in the Southern and Central U.S. on Tuesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has outlined an Enhanced Risk of severe weather for parts of the Mid-Mississippi River and Lower Ohio River Valleys on Tuesday. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are possible. Heavy rainfall in these regions will also increase the threat of flash flooding. There’s also an Extreme Risk for fire weather conditions in parts of Texas and New Mexico on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Drizzle

48°F

9°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 28 Feb 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2am.  Low around 44. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 5am, then showers after 5am.  Low around 41. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers.  High near 42. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain showers, possibly mixing with snow after 7pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 37.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2am. Low around 44. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 5am, then showers after 5am. Low around 41. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 42. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain showers, possibly mixing with snow after 7pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy.
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Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:17 pm CST Feb 27, 2017
1am CST Feb 28, 2017-6pm CST Mar 6, 2017
 
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