Severe Storms and Heavy Rain in the Plains; Cool with Mountain Snow in the Great Basin and Rockies

A cold front combining with Imelda remnants will produce severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain across the Central Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley. Storms may also develop in the Upper Midwest. Mountain snow in the North and Central Rockies, and widespread cooler than normal temperatures will follow the fronts passage. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

82°F

28°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Sep 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 68. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 74. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 68. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 74. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
8:15 pm CDT Sep 20, 2019
8pm CDT Sep 20, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2019
 
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