Heavy rain in the Central U.S.; Unseasonable Warmth in the East

Imelda remnants swept up with a cold front will produce heavy rain that could cause flash flooding from portions of the South Plains to the Great Lakes. Lorena remnants combined with a cold front will bring thunderstorms with heavy rain, and some severe storms with hail and damaging winds to Arizona Monday. Strong winds in northern California will bring increasing fire weather threats on Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch until September 22, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until September 22, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Steady temperature around 73. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Steady temperature around 73. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
3:16 pm CDT Sep 22, 2019
4pm CDT Sep 22, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 29, 2019
 
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