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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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 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 66.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
3:17 am CDT May 24, 2016
3am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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