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

76°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 24 Jul 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Chicago IL

Heat Advisory July 24, 11:00am until July 24, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

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

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. 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 84. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
8:16 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
8am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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