Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, and Gusty Winds in the Southern U.S.; Rain and Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm tracking along the southern U.S. will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats to the High Plains; and potential for severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong Pacific storm will bring lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow to the Northwest. Snow levels will dip to 1,500 feet creating hazardous mountain travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed W 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 30 Mar 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 44 by 5pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Cloudy, with a high near 41. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Chance Rain

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 44 by 5pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Cloudy, with a high near 41. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:15 am CDT Mar 30, 2020
11am CDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 5, 2020
 
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