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° N Lon: 87.76° W Elev: 617 ft.

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
Detailed forecast for

Cook County

Today
Mostly cloudy. Showers during the predawn hours, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 90 inland...but only in the lower 80s near the lake. North winds around 5 mph in the morning shifting to the east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s. Peak afternoon heat index readings 104 to 109. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Clear with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 70s.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s.
Friday Night Through Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid 90s.
Sunday Through Monday
Partly cloudy. Highs around 90 inland... But only in the 80s near the lake. Lows in the lower 70s.



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253 AM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019
 
 

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