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Heavy rain and higher elevation snow continue for the Northwest, fire danger continues in Southern California

A series of Pacific storms will bring strong winds, heavy rain, and mountain snow to the Pacific Northwest and northern Rockies through Sunday. Heavy rainfall and flooding is possible from the Mississippi Valley to the Deep South and Southeast U.S. this weekend and into early next week. Dry winds will prolong the fire weather threat for Southern California for several days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Oct 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then showers after 4pm.  Temperature rising to near 70 by noon, then falling to around 61 during the remainder of the day. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 9pm.  Low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then showers after 4pm. Temperature rising to near 70 by noon, then falling to around 61 during the remainder of the day. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers, mainly before 9pm. Low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
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
8:17 am CDT Oct 22, 2017
8am CDT Oct 22, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2017
 
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