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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 52. Northeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.62°W
3:16 pm CDT May 22, 2015
4pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 28, 2015
 
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