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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

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 11:53 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 51. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 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 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago ILSimilar City Names
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:16 am CDT May 4, 2015
1pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 10, 2015
 
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