Heavy Rain and Severe Storm Potential in Texas; Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal system will bring a threat of severe storms and heavy rain to portions of Texas the next few days. The main severe storm threat is large hail and damaging winds, but brief tornadoes will also be possible. Another storm system over the Upper Midwest may produce heavy rain and flooding, but on the drier side of the storm, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather threats. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed S 18 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 22 Apr 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago ILSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered sprinkles after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Scattered
    Sprinkles and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered sprinkles after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Rain and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:41 pm CDT Apr 22, 2019
3pm CDT Apr 22, 2019-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2019
 
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