Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 16 Jul 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
12:16 am CDT Jul 16, 2018
1am CDT Jul 16, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 22, 2018
 
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