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Severe weather, flash flooding possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon & evening across parts of the central U.S. from northern Oklahoma across the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Great Lakes. A few strong to severe storms may also occur over parts of the Southeast & mid-Atlantic. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of the central & southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 6 Jul 4:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elmhurst IL

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Low around 66. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Elmhurst IL
 41.89°N 87.94°W
4:16 pm CDT Jul 6, 2015
6pm CDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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