Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over the Midwest, Northwest and Southwest; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Great Basin

Monsoon moisture will result in locally heavy showers and thunderstorms over the Southwest, while heavy rain will also impact parts of the Northwest and Midwest. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions are expected for much of the Great Basin. Finally, Tropical Storm Humberto remains well offshore of the Southeast, but rip currents and heavy surf are expected from Florida to the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain

64°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Sep 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch until September 15, 10:00am
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    Flash Flood Watch until September 15, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 80. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light north wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light east southeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 80. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light north wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light east southeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:15 pm CDT Sep 14, 2019
7am CDT Sep 15, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 21, 2019
 
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