Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

7°C

45°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NE 24 km/h
Barometer 1017.5 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 3°C (38°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill3°C (38°F)
Last update 2 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 12 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West southwest wind around 20 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. North wind 20 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 22.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West southwest wind around 20 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. North wind 20 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:16 am CDT May 2, 2016
5am CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database