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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.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:21 am CDT Aug 22, 2017
2am CDT Aug 22, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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