Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 1 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:16 am CDT May 1, 2016
8am CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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