Strong Thunderstorms Across the Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms may impact parts of the northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest today. Heat will begin to build across the northern Plains on today before spreading east across the northern tier states on Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast on Wednesday across portions of the central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
8:15 am CDT Jun 29, 2022
8am CDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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