Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. West northwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. West northwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.62°W
10:16 pm CDT Aug 14, 2020
11pm CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 21, 2020
 
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