Severe Weather and Flood Potential for the East; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest and Alaska

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall will affect the eastern portions of the country today. Across the Pacific Northwest and northern Plains, showers with the chance for severe thunderstorms later today. For the Southwest and southern portions of Alaska, fire weather concerns expected today and could extend into the holiday weekend. Rip currents are possible for the east coast and Puerto Rico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed N 18 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Breezy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
1:24 pm CDT May 27, 2022
2pm CDT May 27, 2022-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2022
 
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