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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.68°W
4:16 am CDT Aug 20, 2017
4am CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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