Storm System To Impact Southern California Through Midweek, Severe Weather Threats Over The East

A slow moving storm system will bring heavy mountain snow to southern California into Thursday. At lower elevations, heavy rainfall may pose a flash flood risk to burn scar locations. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible from the Mid South to the Ohio Valley, and Mid Atlantic on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

57°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 7 Apr 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 54. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of sprinkles after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.

    Chance
    Sprinkles and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 54. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of sprinkles after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:16 am CDT Apr 7, 2020
4am CDT Apr 7, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 13, 2020
 
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