Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 24 Jun 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am.  High near 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 68. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 83. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am.  Low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. High near 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 68. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 83. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am. Low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
10:15 pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
11pm CDT Jun 24, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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