Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 6 May 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Clear then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 64 by 10am, then falling to around 56 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 65.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 64 by 10am, then falling to around 56 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:58 pm CDT May 6, 2016
8pm CDT May 6, 2016-6pm CDT May 13, 2016
 
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