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

23°C

74°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NE 17 km/h
Barometer 1019.8 mb (30.13 in)
Dewpoint 9°C (49°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 29 Jun 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 23. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind around 15 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. North wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 25.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 23. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind around 15 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. North wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:17 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
11am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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