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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 17 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Oct 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers after 1pm.  High near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers after 1pm. High near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:36 pm CDT Oct 21, 2017
3pm CDT Oct 21, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2017
 
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