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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

82°F

28°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:16 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
10pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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