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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
4:16 am CDT Aug 19, 2017
5am CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2017
 
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