Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed N 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
3:17 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
3pm CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 4, 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