Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding will again be possible from the Southern Plains into the Midwest on Friday. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures across much of the East will run above normal where they will hold into Memorial Day. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:16 am CDT May 24, 2019
2am CDT May 24, 2019-6pm CDT May 30, 2019
 
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