• Tonight

    Oct 1

    Lo 62°

    Couple of thunderstorms

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      77°
    • Wind
      Gust
      20 mph
  • Thu

    Oct 2

    78°Lo 58°

    A few strong p.m. t-storms

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      68%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      79°
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Oct 3

    62°Lo 39°

    Variably cloudy and cooler

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      59°
    • Wind
      Gust
      25 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Oct 4

    53°Lo 37°

    A shower possible

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      30%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      46°
    • Wind
      Gust
      24 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Oct 5

    59°Lo 42°

    Warmer with clouds and sun

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      55°
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
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Temp (°F) 75° 78° 78° 77° 75° 71° 69° 68°
RealFeel® 74° 77° 75° 73° 70° 67° 63° 64°
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Wind (mph) 9 ESE 9 SE 9 SE 8 SE 7 SE 6 SE 6 SE 7 SE
UV Index 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0
Cloud Cover 62% 66% 60% 75% 73% 83% 83% 71%
Dew Point 53° 55° 55° 56° 57° 57° 58° 59°
Middle Grid line 80 F Middle Grid line 75 F Middle Grid line 70 F Middle Grid line 65 F

Temperature History - Oct 1

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 10/1/2013
High 78° 71° 93° (1971) 81°
Low 62° 47° 30° (1895) 64°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:52 AM with 11:46 of sunlight, then sets at 6:38 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 1:55 PM with 10:11 of moolight, then sets at 12:06 AM

Ottawa Weather Report

Chicago: Mix of Sun, Storms Ahead as Temperatures Fluctuate

October 1, 2014; 7:29 AM ET

The Chicago area is set for a roller-coaster weather pattern over the next few days as temperatures rise and fall in between alternating sunny and stormy skies. 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.

Wed. Outdoor Entertaining

Wed. Wind Maps

Wed. UV Index