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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed SW 20 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 24 Mar 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Patchy fog after 7pm. Low around 41. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Areas of fog. High near 46. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Patchy fog. Temperature falling to near 45 by 9pm, then rising to around 49 during the remainder of the night. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  Patchy fog before 11am. High near 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Patchy fog after 7pm. Low around 41. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of fog. High near 46. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Patchy fog. Temperature falling to near 45 by 9pm, then rising to around 49 during the remainder of the night. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. Patchy fog before 11am. High near 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
4:17 pm CDT Mar 24, 2017
4pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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