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Marginal to slight risk of severe weather Sunday for the Midwest and central Plains

Scattered strong to severe storms with hail and damaging winds are expected this afternoon and evening across portions of the Midwest. A Marginal Risk area is highlighted around a Slight Risk area and extends into portions of the central Plains.
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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

74°F

23°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 10:53 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Cloudy during the early evening, then becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.68°W
11:16 am CDT May 3, 2015
12pm CDT May 3, 2015-6pm CDT May 9, 2015
 
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