Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bedford Park IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Bedford Park IL
 41.75°N 87.8°W
5:16 am CDT Aug 17, 2018
6am CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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