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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

Lewis University Airport (KLOT)

Lat: 41.6°NLon: 88.1°WElev: 669ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 6 Jul 12:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lemont IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lemont IL
 41.67°N 87.95°W
12:16 pm CDT Jul 6, 2015
1pm CDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2015
 
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