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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 28 Apr 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch April 29, 01:00pm until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 43. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 51. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 50. East wind around 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 43. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 51. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 50. East wind around 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
7:20 pm CDT Apr 28, 2017
7pm CDT Apr 28, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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