Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 24 May 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Batavia IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Batavia IL
 41.86°N 88.29°W
2:21 pm CDT May 24, 2016
3pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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