Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Well Above Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A low pressure system off southern California will bring dry and windy conditions across Arizona today supporting critical fire weather. Southerly winds will allow the northern Plains to continue to see rather mild temperatures with highs nearing or exceeding 60 degrees over the next several days, about 20-30 degrees above average. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:15 pm CST Mar 3, 2021
3pm CST Mar 3, 2021-6pm CST Mar 9, 2021
 
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