Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains today. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

18°C

64°F

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 1020.6 mb (30.15 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (53°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 24. East wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    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 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. East wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.64°W
8:15 am CDT Aug 25, 2019
8am CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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