Heat, Severe and Fire Weather

Excessive heat warnings persist across the Desert Southwest, while the heat and humidity lingers along the East Coast. An extensive zone of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rain are expected along a strong cold front from New England to the south-central Plains. Finally, elevated fire weather threats/red flag warnings are likely across the Inter-mountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

25°C

77°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 9 km/h
Barometer 1012.2 mb (29.92 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (79°F)
Last update 21 Aug 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. North wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 20. North wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
8:16 pm CDT Aug 21, 2019
8pm CDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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