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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 20 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 30 Apr 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 54. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 50. East wind around 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 54. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 50. East wind around 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:18 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
8am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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