Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding Threats Continue Saturday in the Plains and Midwest; Hot Holiday for the Southeast

Another day with severe storms, some significant with very large hail and tornadoes, and very heavy rain are expected through Saturday across the Plains and Midwest. In the Ohio Valley, isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail is possible. Heavy rain may produce flooding for the interior Northeast and in the northern California mountains. Building heat wave in the Southeast Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 25, 10:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 25, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers likely between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers likely between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
10:16 pm CDT May 24, 2019
10pm CDT May 24, 2019-6pm CDT May 31, 2019
 
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