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Critical Fire Weather Over The Southwest U.S., Heavy Rain And Flash Flooding Likely In Hawaii

The combination of strong winds and very dry humidity will lead to critical to extremely critical fire weather conditions over portions of the southern Plains and Desert Southwest through Friday. The potential exists for explosive wildfire growth given ignition. Heavy rain and flash flooding can be expected over the Hawaiian Islands where Flash Flood Watches remain in effect into Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1029.2 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 19 Apr 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
4:17 pm CDT Apr 19, 2018
4pm CDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2018
 
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