Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

52°F

11°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NE 15 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 5 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.68°W
10:16 am CDT May 5, 2016
10am CDT May 5, 2016-6pm CDT May 11, 2016
 
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