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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:17 pm CDT Aug 19, 2017
10pm CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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