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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

5NM NE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Partly Sunny

    SE 10kt
    1ft

    High: 60 °F
    Water: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    SSE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSE 15kt
    1ft

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely

    SSW 20kt
    1-2ft

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSW 15kt
    1ft

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    SSW 15kt
    1ft

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 77 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:16 am CDT May 23, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 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
SE wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
SE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
SSE wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog after 1pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog. Waves around 1 ft.
Memorial Day
SSW wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Areas of fog. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
SSW wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog. Waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
SSW wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog. Waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog. Waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
SW wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog. Waves 1 ft or less.

*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: 10:16 am CDT May 23, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
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