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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SE 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1025.1 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 23 Mar 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers or sprinkles before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 5am. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Intermittent showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Intermittent showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Intermittent showers.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers or sprinkles before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 5am. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Intermittent showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Intermittent showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Intermittent showers. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
1:25 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
2pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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