Significant Severe Weather and Flooding Continue for the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, with some strong tornadoes and very large hail, will continue across central portions of the country through Thursday evening as well as a strong wind threat in portions of the Northeast. Very heavy rainfall on already saturated and flooded ground in the Plains means significant flooding will continue into next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

24°C

76°F

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed W 20 G 37 km/h
Barometer 1016.2 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (52°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 23 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. East southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 11 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. East southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
4:16 pm CDT May 23, 2019
5pm CDT May 23, 2019-6pm CDT May 30, 2019
 
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