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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° N Lon: 87.76° W Elev: 617 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Cook County

Today
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s inland...but only in the mid 80s near the lake. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Saturday
Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Highs in the upper 80s. Highest heat index readings 96 to 101 in the afternoon. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s.
Monday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Tuesday Through Wednesday
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the lower 60s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.



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405 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017
 
 

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