Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 23 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 85 by 5pm. Heat index values as high as 98. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 85 by 5pm. Heat index values as high as 98. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:16 am CDT Jul 23, 2016
10am CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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