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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, from northeastern Colorado into portions of southwestern Nebraska and northwestern Kansas. Large hail, damaging straight-line winds will be the main threats, though a couple of tornadoes are possible, as well.
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Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 64 °F

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 75 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 69 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 72 °F

Saturday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 82 °F

Saturday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 70 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 79 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Friday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Saturday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
  • Labor Day A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.