Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across the Ozarks and Lower Ohio Valley

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes, are likely to develop this afternoon from parts of the lower Ohio Valley into the southern Plains. An Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) outlook has been issued. Further north, widespread rain showers are expected across 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.

Mostly Cloudy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 18 Apr 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly between 11am and 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. West 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 2am.  Low around 43. North northeast wind around 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust 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 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Partly 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: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly between 11am and 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers, mainly before 2am. Low around 43. North northeast wind around 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust 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 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly 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
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. 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
6am CDT Apr 18, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
 
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