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Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

39°F

4°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 23 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Areas of fog. Low around 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow between 7am and 8am, then a chance of rain after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 34. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Areas of fog. Low around 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of snow before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow between 7am and 8am, then a chance of rain after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 34. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
2:17 am CST Feb 23, 2018
3am CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 1, 2018
 
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