A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains through the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains today, bringing strong winds and fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas, as well as a risk of severe storms and heavy rainfall from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. The severe storm and heavy rainfall threat will spread across the Southeast on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

2°C

36°F

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 15 km/h
Barometer 1020.0 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (26°F)
Visibility 14 km
Wind Chill-2°C (29°F)
Last update 13 Dec 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 5. East southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 5 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Patchy fog after 7pm. Low around 3. East wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 3 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. North northeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. North northeast wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 9.

    Sunny

    High: 9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 3.

    Sunny

    High: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 5. East southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain. Patchy fog after 7pm. Low around 3. East wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. North northeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. North northeast wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 3.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 4.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:16 am CST Dec 13, 2018
10am CST Dec 13, 2018-6pm CST Dec 19, 2018
 
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