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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain 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

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 10 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 26 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
4:16 am CDT May 26, 2015
6am CDT May 26, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2015
 
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