Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 12 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 81. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 81. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:15 pm CDT Aug 12, 2020
2pm CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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