Another Day with Significant Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Central U.S.

Severe storms, some significant, and heavy rains can be expected today across the same areas that were impacted yesterday. Tornadoes, large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain will be possible from Oklahoma into Illinois today. Strong tornadoes and very large hail may develop from northeastern Oklahoma into central Missouri. Severe storm and heavy rain threats continue into the Holiday weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed S 18 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Ridge IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Ridge IL
 41.71°N 87.78°W
11:16 am CDT May 22, 2019
12pm CDT May 22, 2019-6pm CDT May 28, 2019
 
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