Severe Thunderstorms Expected for Portions of the Northeast; Mountain Snow and Heavy Rain Persist in the West

Severe thunderstorms will continue to develop across the Upper Ohio Valley region into portions of the interior Northeast through this evening. Damaging winds are the main threat however, large hail and a couple of tornadoes are also possible. A Pacific storm in the West continues to persist producing mountain snow and moderate to locally heavy coastal/valley rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

78°F

26°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1006.3 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Apr 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 78. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 69. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 64. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 71. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 78. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 69. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 64. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 71. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:41 pm CDT Apr 14, 2024
3pm CDT Apr 14, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 20, 2024
 
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