Tropical Storm Warning in effect for portions North Carolina's coast; Hurricane Watch for Big Island of Hawaii

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring a system in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring impacts to the eastern Gulf Coast later this week. Meanwhile, a strong hurricane in the Pacific is on a path towards Hawaii. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Big Island. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 30 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Labor Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
10:16 am CDT Aug 30, 2016
10am CDT Aug 30, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 5, 2016
 
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