Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, and Gusty Winds in the Southern U.S.; Rain and Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm tracking along the southern U.S. will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats to the High Plains; and potential for severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong Pacific storm will bring lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow to the Northwest. Snow levels will dip to 1,500 feet creating hazardous mountain travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

7°C

45°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed W 22 G 41 km/h
Barometer 1013.7 mb (29.92 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (36°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill4°C (39°F)
Last update 29 Mar 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. West northwest wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 8. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming east 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. North northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 5 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North wind 10 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 9 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. West northwest wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming east 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. North northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North wind 10 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 10.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
12:15 am CDT Mar 30, 2020
12am CDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 4, 2020
 
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