Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible today across portions of the central plains and Midwest. Warming trend in the Pacific Northwest.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening across the central Plains into portions of the Midwest. Severe thunderstorms are possible, along with heavy rain that may lead to flash flooding in some areas. The Pacific Northwest will see a steady warming trend through the week. Temperatures will rise to 10 to 15 degrees above average by Wednesday and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

26°C

78°F

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 19 G 33 km/h
Barometer 1018.7 mb (30.11 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 23 Aug 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. South wind around 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 10 km/h, with gusts as high as 20 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. South wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 10 km/h, with gusts as high as 20 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:16 pm CDT Aug 23, 2016
9pm CDT Aug 23, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 30, 2016
 
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