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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers after 1pm.  High near 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers after 1pm. High near 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.83°N 87.65°W
7:18 am CDT Oct 21, 2017
8am CDT Oct 21, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2017
 
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