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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 3:35 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 54. East northeast 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.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
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Point Forecast:
Channahon IL
 41.44°N 88.23°W
2:16 pm CDT May 4, 2015
5pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 11, 2015
 
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