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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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7 Day Forecast

Chicago, IL

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 37 °F

Wednesday

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

High: 47 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 43 °F

Thursday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

High: 66 °F

Thursday
Night

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Showers

Low: 48 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 70 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 43 °F

Saturday

Chance Showers

Chance
Showers

High: 48 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers

Chance
Showers

Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Increasing clouds, with a high near 47. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Thursday Night Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am. Low around 48. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Saturday A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
  • Sunday A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy.
  • Monday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Breezy.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Breezy.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Cook County, IL