Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather in Central Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible in parts of the Dakotas and western Minnesota through tonight. Meanwhile, dry and very hot weather will result in critical fire weather conditions for parts of the central Plains. An area of low pressure in the western Gulf of Mexico may bring heavy rainfall to parts of coastal Texas by Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 29 Jun 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a temperature falling to around 75 by 5pm. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 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

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a temperature falling to around 75 by 5pm. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 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 83.
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:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
11:15 am CDT Jun 29, 2022
12pm CDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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