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

92°F

33°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index109°F (43°C)
Last update 24 Jul 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

Flood Advisory until July 24, 09:45pm
Heat Advisory until July 24, 07:00pm
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    Flood Advisory until July 24, 09:45pm
    Heat Advisory until July 24, 07:00pm

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    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent 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.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
5:20 pm CDT Jul 24, 2016
6pm CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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