Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Potential in the Central U.S.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern and central Plains today through Saturday. Large hail and severe wind gusts are the main threats. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into early next week. New and renewed river rises are possible across portions of eastern Texas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

61°F

16°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.5 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 May 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
8:15 pm CDT May 13, 2021
9pm CDT May 13, 2021-6pm CDT May 20, 2021
 
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