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Wet Pattern Over The Northeast U.S., Inclement Weather To Return To The West Coast

A series of storms will bring rain and gusty winds to the Northeast U.S. for the next couple of days. The combination of snow-melt and rain will bring potential for flooding on main stem rivers, especially in northern New England. An active weather pattern will resume over the West Coast this weekend and continue into early next week. Rain, high elevation snow, and gusty winds will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

40°F

4°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Apr 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 44.

    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 46. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 44.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
6:18 am CDT Apr 26, 2018
7am CDT Apr 26, 2018-6pm CDT May 2, 2018
 
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