Severe Thunderstorms in the Midwest; Mountain Snow in the Northern Rockies

Scattered thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes are expected to develop across parts of the Ohio Valley and Lower Great Lakes this afternoon. Pockets of heavy mountain snow will develop over the Northern Rockies Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast and Breezy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 24 G 37 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Apr 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 44. North northeast wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 44. North northeast wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.79°N 87.74°W
3:57 pm CDT Apr 17, 2024
4pm CDT Apr 17, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
 
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