Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

82°F

28°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 25 May 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 79 by 5pm. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 79 by 5pm. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
11:18 am CDT May 25, 2016
12pm CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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