Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Aug 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Light south wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Light south wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
12:16 pm CDT Aug 5, 2020
12pm CDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
 
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