A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System Producing Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A slow-moving and large storm system will produce widespread strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall with possible flooding from the Midwest and Ohio Valley to the Southern U.S. into late week. Record-breaking heat is possible in central California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 4am, then scattered showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 66 by 9pm. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  High near 70. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 4am, then scattered showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 66 by 9pm. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Scattered showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. High near 70. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
3:15 am CDT May 25, 2022
4am CDT May 25, 2022-6pm CDT May 31, 2022
 
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