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Severe weather threat continues on Wednesday for the Plains and Northeast

The severe weather threat continues on Wednesday across portions of the central and southern Plains. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary risks, however tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Severe weather will also be possible across portions of the Northeast where damaging winds are the primary threat.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    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: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 65. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.68°W
12:16 am CDT May 27, 2015
2am CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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