Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

71°F

22°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.77°N 87.74°W
9:18 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
9am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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