Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 19 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 80. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 68. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 80. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 68. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:16 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
4pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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