Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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 49%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 26 May 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
7:17 pm CDT May 26, 2016
8pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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