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Severe thunderstorms possible from the central Plains to the upper Midwest

Severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, heavy rainfall, and a few isolated tornadoes will be possible this afternoon into tonight from the central Plains to the upper Midwest. The threat is expected to shift east into the Great Lakes region by Friday. In addition, heavy rainfall could cause localized flooding concerns. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 20 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.2 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 28 Jun 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch until June 29, 06:00am
Tornado Watch until June 29, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Tornado Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until June 29, 06:00am
    Tornado Watch until June 29, 12:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Low around 71. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Low around 71. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Independence Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:16 pm CDT Jun 28, 2017
9pm CDT Jun 28, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2017
 
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