Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Into The End Of The Week

A slow moving low pressure system will continue to bring periods of rainfall from the Middle Atlantic to the Northeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the rainfall could be locally heavy and present some flooding concerns over the Middle Atlantic Region on Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

43°F

6°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed N 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 5 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
5:16 am CDT May 5, 2016
5am CDT May 5, 2016-6pm CDT May 11, 2016
 
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