Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Blue Island IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Blue Island IL
 41.66°N 87.69°W
9:15 am CDT May 17, 2022
9am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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