• Early AM

    May 6

    Lo 46°

    Mostly clear

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      53°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
    more
  • Today

    May 6

    74°Lo 59°

    Sunshine, pleasant and warmer

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      78°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Sat

    May 7

    63°Lo 44°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      63°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
  • Sun

    May 8

    66°Lo 49°

    Partial sunshine

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      69%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      70°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Mon

    May 9

    63°Lo 55°

    Cloudy, a t-storm in spots

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      100%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      62°
    • Wind
      Speed
      12 mph
    more
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Hi 63° RealFeel® 63° Precipitation 61%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • N 13 mph
  • Gusts: 20 mph

More clouds than sun; cooler with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0.25 in
  • Rain: 0.25 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2.5 hrs
Lo 44° RealFeel® 44° Precipitation 9%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NW 6 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Clear to partly cloudy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - May 7

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  Today Normal Record 5/7/2015
High 63° 67° 89° (1936) 87°
Low 44° 49° 32° (1974) 57°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:38 AM with 14:19 of sunlight, then sets at 7:57 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 6:36 AM with 14:30 of moolight, then sets at 9:06 PM

Chicago Weather Report

Chicago: Temperatures to soar late this week

May 6, 2016; 12:38 AM ET

Temperatures will soar into the 70s by late in the week in the Chicago area. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.

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