Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 16 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
4:16 pm CDT Aug 16, 2018
4pm CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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