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 early this week. 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.

Partly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Sep 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Increasing clouds, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.79°N 87.74°W
8:16 am CDT Sep 26, 2016
9am CDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 2, 2016
 
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