Barry Fading Away; Attention Turns To Major Summer Heat Wave

Post-Tropical Barry continues to steadily weaken and will fade away over the next day or two. The decaying system may still produce very heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley. Attention on the weather then shifts from Barry to a major summer heat wave mid to late week into the weekend, across much of the Central and Eastern states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 9 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 16 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 79.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 79.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
7:16 am CDT Jul 16, 2019
10am CDT Jul 16, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 22, 2019
 
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