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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

8°C

47°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 28 G 41 km/h
Barometer 1015.7 mb (29.99 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (39°F)
Visibility 14 km
Wind Chill4°C (40°F)
Last update 29 Apr 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch April 29, 01:00pm until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 7. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 7. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 7 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 7. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 12. East northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 11. East wind around 15 km/h becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 11 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 13 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 7. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 7. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 7. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 12. East northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 11. East wind around 15 km/h becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:18 am CDT Apr 29, 2017
1am CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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