Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rainfall, And Threat For Flooding Eastern U.S.; Weekend Stripe of Snow For Upper Midwest/Great Lakes

Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds and a few tornadoes will be possible from the Southeast U.S. into the Mid-Atlantic into this evening. Heavy rainfall could lead to flooding with the largest threat for New England. A stripe of heavy snow is forecast this weekend from eastern South Dakota across a portion of the Upper Midwest into southern lower Michigan. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

57°F

14°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Apr 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 44. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mixing with snow after 10pm, then gradually ending.  Low around 35. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers, mainly before 1pm.  High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 44. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain, mixing with snow after 10pm, then gradually ending. Low around 35. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Showers, mainly before 1pm. High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.79°N 87.74°W
10:16 am CDT Apr 26, 2019
10am CDT Apr 26, 2019-6pm CDT May 2, 2019
 
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