Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Batavia IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Independence Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Batavia IL
 41.86°N 88.29°W
7:18 pm CDT Jun 29, 2016
8pm CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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