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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.

A Few Clouds

87°F

31°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 16 Aug 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 10 to 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 southwest 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 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 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 73. East wind around 10 mph becoming south after midnight. 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 southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West southwest 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 67.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:16 am CDT Aug 16, 2017
12pm CDT Aug 16, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2017
 
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