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Heavy Rains and Potential for Flash Floods

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rains will be possible from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast Tuesday. In addition, heavy rains possible in the central Plains and southern Rockies. Heavy rain threat moves into the southern Mid-Atlantic Wednesday. Dry conditions remain out west where isolated dry thunderstorms could exacerbate ongoing fires and start new fires. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

71°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.79°N 87.74°W
5:18 am CDT Aug 22, 2017
6am CDT Aug 22, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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