Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 19 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
3:15 pm CDT Aug 19, 2022
4pm CDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2022
 
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