Severe Thunderstorms Expected for Portions of the Northeast; Mountain Snow and Heavy Rain Persist in the West

Severe thunderstorms will continue to develop across the Upper Ohio Valley region into portions of the interior Northeast through this evening. Damaging winds are the main threat however, large hail and a couple of tornadoes are also possible. A Pacific storm in the West continues to persist producing mountain snow and moderate to locally heavy coastal/valley rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 15 Apr 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 69. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 59. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Breezy.
    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 69. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 59. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
A chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:57 am CDT Apr 15, 2024
5am CDT Apr 15, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 21, 2024
 
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