Thunderstorms in Florida and Central U.S.; Fire Weather Threats in North Plains

Strong to severe storms may linger in Florida as a slow moving cold front continues east. A weather system in the Central U.S. may produce strong thunderstorms in the Middle Mississippi Valley. A Canadian cold front will produce gusty winds and critical fire weather threats in the North Plains. Fire weather threats are also elevated in Guam. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

11°C

51°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1019.9 mb (30.12 in)
Dewpoint -2°C (28°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 6 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers, mainly after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 7. South wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, mainly before 11am.  High near 11. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers before 7pm, then isolated showers after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers before 7am, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. West northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 5. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 5 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 7. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers, mainly before 11am. High near 11. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers before 7pm, then isolated showers after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers before 7am, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. West northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 5. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
2:15 am CDT May 6, 2021
3am CDT May 6, 2021-6pm CDT May 12, 2021
 
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