Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible today across portions of the central plains and mid-Mississippi valley

Showers and thunderstorms are possible from the Upper Midwest to the central plains and mid-Mississippi valley today and into tonight. Some storms may be severe, and heavy rainfall is also possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

74°F

23°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed SW 15 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 24 Aug 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  High near 82. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 82. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening. 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 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:17 am CDT Aug 24, 2016
11am CDT Aug 24, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 30, 2016
 
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