Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 20 Sep 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 95. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 65 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 95. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 65 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.67°W
1:16 pm CDT Sep 20, 2018
1pm CDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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