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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 16 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
12:17 pm CDT Aug 16, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 16, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2017
 
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