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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Thunderstorm

49°F

9°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Mar 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers after 4am.  Low around 49. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  High near 56. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers after 4am. Low around 49. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 56. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 48. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.79°N 87.74°W
8:17 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
8pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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