Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

22°C

72°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1019.2 mb (30.12 in)
Dewpoint 14°C (57°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 12 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east northeast 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. East northeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east northeast 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. East northeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
7:15 am CDT Aug 12, 2020
8am CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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