Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 28 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:17 am CDT Jul 28, 2016
11am CDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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