Heavy Rain For Carolinas and Virginia; Severe In Texas; Heat Out West

An area of low pressure and a batch of tropical moisture will surge into parts of the Carolinas and Virginia. Heavy rain, strong thunderstorms and flooding is likely, regardless of any tropical development. Severe thunderstorms with all hazards are likely in central Texas, especially near Austin and San Antonio. Finally, the sweltering heat wave will continue the rest of the week across the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 27 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
1:12 am CDT May 27, 2020
2am CDT May 27, 2020-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2020
 
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