Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NE 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

Severe T-storm Watch until July 23, 10:00pm
Flood Advisory until July 23, 11:45pm
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Flood Advisory
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    Severe T-storm Watch until July 23, 10:00pm
    Flood Advisory until July 23, 11:45pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  Low around 78. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 106. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Low around 78. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 106. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:17 pm CDT Jul 23, 2016
8pm CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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