Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 59. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 59. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.68°W
1:18 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
2am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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