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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.46 in (1032.8 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 23 Mar 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 45 by 9pm, then rising to around 49 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 45 by 9pm, then rising to around 49 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers. High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:17 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
1am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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