Claudette Impacts the Southeast U.S.; Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Plains to the Mid-Atlantic; A Heat Wave Persists in West

Claudette will produce heavy rainfall with areas of flash flooding across portions of the Florida Panhandle, eastern Alabama, and Georgia through tonight, and into the Carolinas on Sunday. Damaging thunderstorm winds are possible from the central Plains to the Mid-Atlantic tonight. Dangerous and record-breaking heat and fire weather conditions will continue across much of the western U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1004.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 19 Jun 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 67. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 67. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
7:15 pm CDT Jun 19, 2021
7pm CDT Jun 19, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 26, 2021
 
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