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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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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 87%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jun 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North northeast wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:16 am CDT Jun 30, 2015
8am CDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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