The Weather Hazard Threefold

A large dome of high pressure will continue the sweltering heat in parts of the West and the central Plains. Meanwhile, a cold front will produce severe thunderstorms, capable of all hazards, the next few days from the Mid-Upper Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. Finally, Potential Tropical Cyclone Three will bring heavy rain and flooding to the northern Gulf Coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 18 Jun 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:15 am CDT Jun 18, 2021
2am CDT Jun 18, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
 
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