Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures will be prevalent across parts of southern California this weekend. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 25 Sep 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
3:30 pm CDT Sep 25, 2016
4pm CDT Sep 25, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 2, 2016
 
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