Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Heat in the Memorial Day Forecast

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with possible flash flooding are expected from Texas to the Upper Mississippi Valley on Memorial Day. Also, a soaking rain with flooding is expected across south-central Florida. Meanwhile, a week of record breaking heat is going to get started across California into the Southwest and Great Basin, as excessive heat warnings stretch across the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 25 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:21 pm CDT May 25, 2020
2pm CDT May 25, 2020-6pm CDT May 31, 2020
 
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