Cool and dry for much of the Central Plains and Rockies. Showers over the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley.

Unsettled weather conditions are likely across portions of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley, with scattered to numerous showers. Expect cool and mostly dry conditions across much of the central U.S. and extending westward towards the Rocky Mountains. A few showers will be possible over the Pacific Northwest. Showers will also be possible over mountainous areas of Arizona and New Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Drizzle

55°F

13°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 28 Sep 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. North northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 1am, then scattered showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 53. North northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 1am, then scattered showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:17 am CDT Sep 28, 2016
4am CDT Sep 28, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 4, 2016
 
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