Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

49°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 16 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.6 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 4 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 49. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 10am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 49. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 10am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:16 am CDT May 4, 2016
5am CDT May 4, 2016-6pm CDT May 10, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database