Thunderstorms expected near the western Gulf Coast and parts of the Florida coast. West Coast states will continue to be warm and dry.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected near the western Gulf Coast and southern/eastern Florida Coast through the weekend. Accumulations up to 4 and 5 inches are likely for these locations. Warm and dry conditions are expected for most of the West this weekend. Late-summer heat and humidity will persist across much of eastern half of the U.S. through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 28 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:17 pm CDT Aug 28, 2016
2pm CDT Aug 28, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 3, 2016
 
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