Heavy rain in the Central U.S.; Unseasonable Warmth in the East

Imelda remnants swept up with a cold front will produce heavy rain that could cause flash flooding from portions of the South Plains to the Great Lakes. Lorena remnants combined with a cold front will bring thunderstorms with heavy rain, and some severe storms with hail and damaging winds to Arizona Monday. Strong winds in northern California will bring increasing fire weather threats on Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

26°C

78°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 31 G 43 km/h
Barometer 1011.0 mb (29.89 in)
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 22 Sep 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch until September 23, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until September 23, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 27. Southwest wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 16. South southwest wind around 25 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 27. Southwest wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 16. South southwest wind around 25 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 20.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
11:15 am CDT Sep 22, 2019
12pm CDT Sep 22, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2019
 
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