A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System with Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A large storm system will slowly track from the south-central U.S. into the East the rest of the week with strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding. Today's threat for severe storms is across Texas toward the Arklatex and heavy rain with flooding from the south-central Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also, critical fire weather threats are present again in New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed E 10 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.5 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am.  High near 71. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4am, then showers likely.  Low around 64. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am. High near 71. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4am, then showers likely. Low around 64. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Memorial Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
10:16 am CDT May 24, 2022
11am CDT May 24, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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