Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Heat in the Memorial Day Forecast

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with possible flash flooding are expected from Texas to the Upper Mississippi Valley on Memorial Day. Also, a soaking rain with flooding is expected across south-central Florida. Meanwhile, a week of record breaking heat is going to get started across California into the Southwest and Great Basin, as excessive heat warnings stretch across the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 13 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
12:45 am CDT May 25, 2020
12am CDT May 25, 2020-6pm CDT May 30, 2020
 
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