Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 23 Jul 4:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago O'Hare International Airport IL

Severe T-storm Watch until July 23, 10:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until July 23, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Sat

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts 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.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts 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.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago O'Hare International Airport IL
 41.98°N 87.9°W
4:17 pm CDT Jul 23, 2016
5pm CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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