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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 28 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 60. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.83°N 87.65°W
4:16 pm CDT May 28, 2015
6pm CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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