Significant Severe Storms in the Plains; Tropical Systems in the Gulf and Atlantic

Scattered severe storms with widespread damaging winds, very large hail, a couple of tornadoes, and locally heavy rain will be possible today in the Plains. A tropical wave bringing heavy rain to Florida is forecast to move over Atlantic waters later this weekend, and may form into a tropical depression early next week. Heavy rain in the west-central Gulf is being caused by another disturbance. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 15 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 15 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
5:16 pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
5pm CDT Aug 24, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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