Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 16 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
2:17 pm CDT Aug 16, 2018
3pm CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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