Heavy Rain and Severe Storm Potential in Texas; Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal system will bring a threat of severe storms and heavy rain to portions of Texas the next few days. The main severe storm threat is large hail and damaging winds, but brief tornadoes will also be possible. Another storm system over the Upper Midwest may produce heavy rain and flooding, but on the drier side of the storm, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather threats. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed S 18 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 22 Apr 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 63. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Rain and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 63. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
2:41 pm CDT Apr 22, 2019
3pm CDT Apr 22, 2019-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2019
 
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