Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bedford Park IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 75. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 75. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Bedford Park IL
 41.75°N 87.8°W
9:15 am CDT Sep 18, 2021
9am CDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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