Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

70°F

21°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Aug 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 68. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely.  High near 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 68. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely. High near 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:15 am CDT Aug 26, 2019
2am CDT Aug 26, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 1, 2019
 
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