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.

Light Rain

64°F

18°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 15 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Sep 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.83°N 87.65°W
2:16 am CDT Sep 26, 2016
2am CDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 2, 2016
 
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