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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed NE 17 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 29 Mar 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Low around 40. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  High near 46. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    T-storms

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Chance Rain

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Low around 40. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. High near 46. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:25 pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
5pm CDT Mar 29, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 5, 2017
 
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