Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NE 9 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
11:17 am CDT Jul 1, 2016
12pm CDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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