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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

56°F

13°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

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

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  High near 44. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 20 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
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 44. Windy, with an east northeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely.  Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 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. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. High near 44. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 20 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. Low around 44. Windy, with an east northeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. 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. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy.
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 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
3:20 pm CDT Apr 28, 2017
4pm CDT Apr 28, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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