Severe Storms in Upper Midwest and Across the East; Record Breaking Heat Continues

Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely Thursday afternoon into Thursday night across portions of the Upper Midwest and from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Carolinas. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will persist across the Southern tier of the U.S. today and will extend into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

14°C

58°F

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SW 6 km/h
Barometer 1006.7 mb (29.74 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (53°F)
Visibility 10 km
Last update 19 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South southwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 13. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 14. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 10 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 13. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 14. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
1:15 am CDT May 19, 2022
1am CDT May 19, 2022-6pm CDT May 25, 2022
 
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