Tropical Storm Fay in the Atlantic; Severe Storms in the Plains; Excessive Heat and Fire Weather Threats in the West

Summer is in full swing! Tropical Storm Fay will bring heavy rain with flash flood potential, and isolated tornadoes to the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Severe storms in the Plains may produce intense winds, very large hail, and locally heavy rain. Excessive heat 110 to 121 F is possible in the Desert Southwest into early next week. Critical fire weather threats continue for portions of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 10 Jul 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers, mainly before 11am.  High near 86. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly before 11am. High near 86. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
8:15 am CDT Jul 10, 2020
8am CDT Jul 10, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 16, 2020
 
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