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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago O'Hare International Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 4pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 4pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago O'Hare International Airport IL
 41.98°N 87.9°W
4:17 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
5am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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