Heat, Severe and Fire Weather

Excessive heat warnings persist across the Desert Southwest, while the heat and humidity lingers along the East Coast. An extensive zone of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rain are expected along a strong cold front from New England to the south-central Plains. Finally, elevated fire weather threats/red flag warnings are likely across the Inter-mountain West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 73. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
4:16 am CDT Aug 22, 2019
4am CDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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