Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

66°F

19°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Aug 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northeast  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Light east northeast wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Light east northeast wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
6:15 am CDT Aug 12, 2020
7am CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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