Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into Ohio/Tennessee Valleys; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley into parts of the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will persist across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

66°F

19°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Sep 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
6:15 pm CDT Sep 23, 2018
6pm CDT Sep 23, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 30, 2018
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database