Severe Thunderstorms in the Midwest and Heavy Snow in the Northern Rockies on Wednesday

Scattered severe thunderstorms (Slight Risk Level 2 of 5) are possible Wednesday afternoon and evening from southern Lower Michigan into parts of the Midwest/Ohio Valley. A cold front sweeping across the north-central U.S. will bring additional heavy snow along the mountains and foothills of the northern Rockies into Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 21 G 33 mph
Barometer 29.54 in (999.5 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Apr 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 3pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 64. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Breezy.
    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely before 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 44. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 64. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely before 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 44. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:42 am CDT Apr 17, 2024
8am CDT Apr 17, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 23, 2024
 
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