Heavy rain threat continues through Saturday from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the Southwest and Rockies.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue over much of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and the Ohio valley through the weekend. The central Appalachians and the lower Great Lakes/Ohio valley will likely have the higher rainfall amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend as well from the desert southwest/southern Rockies northward to the northern Rockies and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

59°F

15°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Oct 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  High near 66. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. High near 66. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:18 am CDT Oct 1, 2016
10am CDT Oct 1, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 7, 2016
 
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