Highest Severe Thunderstorm Threat Centered Over the Mid-Mississippi Valley Thursday

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind gusts, large hail, and perhaps a couple tornadoes, are likely Thursday from parts of the lower Ohio Valley into the southern Plains. An Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) outlook has been issued. Further north, a warm front will bring areas of rain showers to portions of the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

49°F

9°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 18 Apr 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 43. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 41.

    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers, mainly before 10pm. Low around 43. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:26 am CDT Apr 18, 2024
5am CDT Apr 18, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
 
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