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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

65°F

18°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:16 pm CDT May 22, 2015
1pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 28, 2015
 
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