Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

26°C

78°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1013.5 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 19 Aug 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 25. East southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 21. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west southwest 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming north 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 25. East southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 21. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west southwest 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming north 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.62°W
9:16 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
10pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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