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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed W 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Vernon Hills IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Vernon Hills IL
 42.24°N 87.97°W
10:16 am CDT May 27, 2015
12pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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