Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

7-Day Forecast for Latitude 41.84°N and Longitude 87.68°W (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Chicago IL
Issued by: National Weather Service Chicago, IL
Last Update: 1:16 am CDT Jul 20, 2018
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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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    Likely


    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 78. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms



    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 67. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms


    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny



    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 69 °F



  • Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 78. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 67. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.



    Chicago IL
     41.84°N 87.68°W

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