Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible for portions of the southern and central plains and the lower Great Lakes. Hot conditions in the Northwest.

scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern plains and across portions of the lower Great Lakes. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds and large hail. Hot and dry conditions are expected in the Northwest. High temperatures today and Friday will be 10 to 20 degrees above average across western Washington and Oregon. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:42 am CDT Aug 25, 2016
10am CDT Aug 25, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2016
 
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