Thunderstorms in Florida and Central U.S.; Fire Weather Threats in North Plains

Strong to severe storms may linger in Florida as a slow moving cold front continues east. A weather system in the Central U.S. may produce strong thunderstorms in the Middle Mississippi Valley. A Canadian cold front will produce gusty winds and critical fire weather threats in the North Plains. Fire weather threats are also elevated in Guam. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 6 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers, mainly before noon.  High near 52. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 7pm, then isolated showers after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers before 7am, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly before noon. High near 52. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 7pm, then isolated showers after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers before 7am, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
7:15 am CDT May 6, 2021
8am CDT May 6, 2021-6pm CDT May 12, 2021
 
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