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Severe weather possible in portions of the Central and Southern U.S on Monday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects severe weather to be on possible on Monday from the southern Great Lakes to portions of the Southwest U.S. The areas of greatest concern have been highlighted by the Storm Prediction Center as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be large hail and damaging winds.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed SW 16 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 3 May 4:53 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 68 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Low around 62. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 68 by 10am, then falling to around 54 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
5:17 pm CDT May 3, 2015
6pm CDT May 3, 2015-6pm CDT May 10, 2015
 
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