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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 14 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 20 Jul 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:17 pm CDT Jul 20, 2017
2pm CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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