Heavy rain threat continues through Saturday from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the Southwest and Rockies.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue over much of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and the Ohio valley through the weekend. The central Appalachians and the lower Great Lakes/Ohio valley will likely have the higher rainfall amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend as well from the desert southwest/southern Rockies northward to the northern Rockies and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

62°F

17°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Oct 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 58. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
1:17 am CDT Oct 1, 2016
2am CDT Oct 1, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 7, 2016
 
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