Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

25°C

77°F

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed E 20 G 39 km/h
Barometer 1016.3 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (54°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 25 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 24. East wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated sprinkles before 7pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. East wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Isolated sprinkles before 7pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
3:16 pm CDT Aug 25, 2019
3pm CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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