Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 May 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
5:15 pm CDT May 21, 2022
6pm CDT May 21, 2022-6pm CDT May 28, 2022
 
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