Tropical Storm Warning in effect for portions North Carolina's coast; Hurricane Watch for Big Island of Hawaii

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring a system in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring impacts to the eastern Gulf Coast later this week. Meanwhile, a strong hurricane in the Pacific is on a path towards Hawaii. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Big Island. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Aug 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Labor Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
5:17 pm CDT Aug 30, 2016
6pm CDT Aug 30, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 6, 2016
 
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