Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. 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 87%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Oak Lawn IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Oak Lawn IL
 41.71°N 87.75°W
11:15 pm CDT Aug 20, 2019
12am CDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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