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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NE 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 30 Apr 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 61. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 51. East wind around 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 61. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 51. East wind around 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.77°N 87.74°W
1:17 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
2am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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