Strong Coastal Storm to Produce Heavy Rain and Strong Winds Across the Northeast; Severe Thunderstorms will Develop across the Central and Southern Plains

A Nor’easter will impact the northeast with heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and strong winds through tonight. Meanwhile, scattered severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes are forecast across parts of the southern and central Plains from late today through tonight. Critical fire weather conditions for southern portions of the High Plains this afternoon. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

49°F

9°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 26 Oct 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers.  Low around 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.79°N 87.74°W
7:15 pm CDT Oct 26, 2021
7pm CDT Oct 26, 2021-6pm CDT Nov 2, 2021
 
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