Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 8 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Rain likely after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
2:15 am CDT May 8, 2021
3am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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