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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

5NM NE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Dense Fog

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 56 °F
    Water: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Dense Fog

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    S 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    S 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSW 10kt
    1ft

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    N 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NNE 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    NE 10kt
    1ft

    High: 59 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:18 pm CDT May 6, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

This Afternoon
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Areas of dense fog. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Areas of dense fog. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
S wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
Friday
SSW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
NW wind around 10 kt becoming N in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
NNE wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers. Waves around 1 ft.
Sunday
NE wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers. Waves around 1 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.9°N 87.62°W
Last Update: 12:18 pm CDT May 6, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015
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