Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

22°C

72°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SE 7 km/h
Barometer 1016.2 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 11 Aug 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 26. East wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. East northeast wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 26. East wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. East northeast wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:15 pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
11pm CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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