Heavy Rain in the Deep South; Fire Weather Threats Persist in Northern California

A slow moving front draped across the South Plains and Southeast will focus showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain across saturated areas and could lead to flash flooding. Isolated severe storms along the front may produce large hail and damaging winds. Strong, gusty winds in Northern California will keep fire weather threats Critical. Heavy snow in the Rockies will slowly diminish. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1029.2 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 11 May 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
6:15 pm CDT May 11, 2021
7pm CDT May 11, 2021-6pm CDT May 18, 2021
 
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