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Severe weather and flash flooding possible in separate areas Saturday

Severe weather will be possible across portions of the central and northern Plains Saturday. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds although a brief tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys, heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding where 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible through Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Midway Airport IL

  • Independence
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Midway Airport IL
 41.79°N 87.74°W
8:30 am CDT Jul 4, 2015
9am CDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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