Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 49 by 5pm. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 54.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 49 by 5pm. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
1:21 pm CDT May 6, 2016
1pm CDT May 6, 2016-6pm CDT May 12, 2016
 
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