Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

68°F

20°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
6:17 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
7pm CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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