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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East northeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 57. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
4:16 pm CDT May 27, 2015
6pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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