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Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.9 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 23 Feb 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain likely, mainly after 4am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain, mainly before 7am.  Areas of fog before 7am. High near 46. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow and sleet before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am.  Low around 34. East wind around 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of rain before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain likely, mainly after 4am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain, mainly before 7am. Areas of fog before 7am. High near 46. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A chance of snow and sleet before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am. Low around 34. East wind around 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:18 am CST Feb 23, 2018
1am CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 1, 2018
 
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