Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the Plains and the mid-Atlantic to the Appalachians, strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

28°C

83°F

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed E 11 km/h
Barometer 1015.0 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (62°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (84°F)
Last update 26 Jul 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:36 pm CDT Jul 26, 2016
8pm CDT Jul 26, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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