Thunderstorms and Flooding Along the Gulf Coast; Winter Returns in the Central Rockies

A stalled front along the west-central Gulf Coast will contribute to a few severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding over the next couple of days. Meanwhile, a vigorous system will produce heavy snow across the central Rockies into the High Plains the next few days. Finally, critical fire weather conditions are expected across the Four Corners region through Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

44°F

7°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed W 12 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 14 Apr 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 52. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of sprinkles before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 52. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A chance of sprinkles before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
9:15 am CDT Apr 14, 2021
10am CDT Apr 14, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 20, 2021
 
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