Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Jul 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Chicago IL

Heat Advisory July 24, 11:00am until July 24, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
5:18 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
5am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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