Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

7°C

45°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 17 km/h
Barometer 1019.7 mb (30.10 in)
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill4°C (40°F)
Last update 29 Apr 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind around 10 km/h, with gusts as high as 20 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after 11am.  High near 11. East northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Rain

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 7. East northeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 11. Northeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 14.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind around 10 km/h, with gusts as high as 20 km/h.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after 11am. High near 11. East northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 7. East northeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Northeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 14.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:16 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
12am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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