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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.65 in (1003.4 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 25 Apr 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:17 pm CDT Apr 25, 2017
1pm CDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm CDT May 1, 2017
 
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