Flash Flood Watches in Southeast and Tennessee Valley; Critical Fire Weather in California; Severe Weather in Upper Midwest

Flash flood watches are in effect today in parts of the Southeast and Tennessee Valley from organized areas of heavy to excessive rainfall. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions are likely across northern California with offshore winds and dry conditions. Finally, a strong cold front will produce severe thunderstorms across the Upper to Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

82°F

28°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 14 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Sep 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.64°W
3:15 pm CDT Sep 20, 2021
3pm CDT Sep 20, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 26, 2021
 
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