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.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

46°F

8°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 20 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 30 Apr 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 10pm, then patchy drizzle with a chance of showers after 10pm.  Low around 44. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, mainly before 10pm, then patchy drizzle with a chance of showers after 10pm. Low around 44. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 47. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.83°N 87.65°W
6:16 pm CDT Apr 30, 2016
6pm CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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