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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:16 am CDT Jul 20, 2017
10am CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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