Excessive Heat to Continue for Washington State; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington Friday with afternoon temperatures into the 100s. In the Desert Southwest, monsoon activity will continue to generate localized flash flooding impacts in arroyos, slot canyons, and urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend. Flood Watches are widespread across Arizona, and New Mexico into far west Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

70°F

21°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Ridge IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Ridge IL
 41.71°N 87.78°W
3:15 am CDT Aug 19, 2022
4am CDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2022
 
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