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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

84°F

29°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 83. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 83. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:17 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
5pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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