Severe Storms Possible in the South; Southwest Critical Fire Weather Threats

Severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, a couple of tornadoes, and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding may develop across the eastern South Plains to the Deep South. Dry, gusty winds in the Southwest will keep fire weather threats critical. Elevated fire weather threats also in portions of the East. Cool and snowy in the Northern Tier states and West mountains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

60°F

16°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed SW 9 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Apr 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Ridge IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Ridge IL
 41.71°N 87.78°W
1:15 pm CDT Apr 23, 2021
1pm CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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