Flood Concerns in Parts of the East; Severe Weather for High Plains; Fire Weather in West

A stationary front will continue to produce thunderstorms and heavy rain that may result in flash flooding across the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic today. Meanwhile, strong to isolated severe thunderstorms are possible from Montana to the southern Plains. Finally, a large area of elevated fire weather concerns with red flag warnings in effect across the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 6 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:16 pm CDT Aug 6, 2020
4pm CDT Aug 6, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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