Heavy rain threat continues through Saturday from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the Southwest and Rockies.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue over much of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and the Ohio valley through the weekend. The central Appalachians and the lower Great Lakes/Ohio valley will likely have the higher rainfall amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend as well from the desert southwest/southern Rockies northward to the northern Rockies and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

62°F

17°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 1 Oct 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
5:17 pm CDT Oct 1, 2016
5pm CDT Oct 1, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 8, 2016
 
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