Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 29 Apr 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Periods of rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 46. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Periods of rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 46. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
1:16 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
1am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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