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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds and Breezy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed W 23 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Sep 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Clear and
    Breezy then
    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.64°W
3:51 pm CDT Sep 26, 2016
4pm CDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 3, 2016
 
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