Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the Plains and the mid-Atlantic to the Appalachians, strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 27 Jul 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:17 am CDT Jul 27, 2016
2am CDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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