Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East and Central Plains

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina and Central Plains later today. More thunderstorms are forecast in the middle Mississippi Valley region on Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 22 Oct 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 42. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am.  Low around 51. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain, mainly before 2pm.  High near 56. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 42. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Low around 51. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain, mainly before 2pm. High near 56. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.64°W
11:15 am CDT Oct 22, 2021
12pm CDT Oct 22, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2021
 
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