Heat Continues in the Northeast; Fire Weather Threat Persists in the West

Above normal temperatures are expected to continue into midweek for portions of the Northeast, including the I-95 corridor from New York to southern Maine. Critical fire weather conditions are expected in the interior Pacific Northwest, with additional Red Flag Warnings in effect for the Great Basin and Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 11 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
5:15 am CDT Aug 11, 2020
6am CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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